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Baby Acne Treatment Hayden ID

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.

Cheri Kathleen Savage, MD
(864) 457-7000
4001 W Lennox Loop
Coeur D Alene, ID
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Pediatrics
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Graduation Year: 2002

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Dirks Bret A MD
(208) 667-1376
850 West Ironwood Drive Suite 300
Coeur D Alene, ID
 
Dr. Ronda Lynn Westcott
(208) 292-5437
1111 W Ironwood Dr Ste A
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialty
Pediatrics

North Idaho Urology PLLC
(208) 667-0621
2177 West Ironwood Center Drive
Coeur D Alene, ID
 
Dr. Thomas R Rau
(208) 667-0585
700 W Ironwood Dr Ste 102
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Cheri Kathleen Savage
(864) 457-7000
4001 W Lennox Loop
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialty
Pediatrics

Savage Cheri K MD
(208) 667-0585
700 West Ironwood Dr
Coeur D Alene, ID
 
Young Gavin S MD
(208) 667-5483
1607 Lincoln Way
Coeur D Alene, ID
 
Dr. Christopher James Moon
(208) 765-5543
203 N Bruce Dr
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialty
Pediatrics

Beth Ann Martin
(208) 667-0585
700 W Ironwood Dr
Coeur D Alene, ID
Specialty
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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