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Baby Acne Treatment Great Falls MT

Baby acne, also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it. Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. Check below for related information, products and services.

Daniel G McAllister, MD
(406) 799-8642
1124 22nd Ave SW
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 2001

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Jeffrey P Hinz
(406) 268-1600
1600 Division Rd
Great Falls, MT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Sarah Roos Kenney
(406) 268-1729
2903 Park Garden Ln
Great Falls, MT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Michael K Garver
(406) 268-1600
1600 Division Rd
Great Falls, MT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jeffrey Paul Hinz, MD
(406) 454-2171
2722 Fern Dr
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1973

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Robert R Hackford, MD
(406) 454-2171
2809 Acacia Way
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1972

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Sarah Roos Kenney, MD
(406) 268-1729
2903 Park Garden Ln
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1996

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Theresa Marie Welsh, MD
(406) 727-7171
2012 14th St SW
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1983

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Mark Adams Becker, MD
(916) 789-4160
2204 Beech Dr
Great Falls, MT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr. Jeffrey Paul Hinz
(406) 454-2171
2722 Fern Dr
Great Falls, MT
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Pediatrics

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Baby Acne Treatment in Newborn Babies, Top 4 Myths about Baby Acne

Top 4 Myths About Baby Acne

Baby acne , also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it.

Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. A rough skin, along with pustules, whiteheads, and blackheads is also a common indication of baby acne.

Myth 1: Baby acne is the same as infantile acne or teenage acne.

This is not true. Baby acne is not the same as infantile acne, which affects older infants over three months old. It also has no connection with the acne that teenagers and adults suffer from.

Myth 2: Baby acne can occur at anytime during childhood.

Actually, baby acne usually affects babies three to four weeks after birth. Sometimes however, babies even exhibit signs of baby acne right from the time they are born. The symptoms may appear and recede intermittently as the baby reaches around four to six months of age.

Myth 3: Baby acne is the result of poor hygiene and nursing.

On the contrary, baby acne is believed to be caused by hormones released by the mother during pregnancy. Absorbed through the placenta, these hormones play an important role in the development of the fetus during the later stages of the pregnancy . These hormones stimulate the oil glands present in the baby's skin and are thought to cause baby acne.

The symptoms may...

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