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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.

Dr. Michael Searle Matteson
Hansen, ID
Specialty
Pediatrics

Billings Pattie RN
(208) 733-4343
630 Addison Avenue West Suite 100
Twin Falls, ID
 
Workman Donald Paul MD FACS
(208) 734-1614
496 Shoup Avenue West Suite D
Twin Falls, ID
 
Adrian Lois MD
(208) 732-3020
630 Addison Avenue West Suite 100
Twin Falls, ID
 
Scott Jane MD
(208) 732-3020
630 Addison Avenue West Suite 100
Twin Falls, ID
 
Neurology of Twin Falls - Mvrmc
(208) 737-2530
630 Addison Avenue West Suite 200
Twin Falls, ID
 
Adrian Lois MD
(208) 733-4343
630 Addison Avenue West
Twin Falls, ID
 
Scott Jane MD
(208) 733-4343
630 Addison Avenue West
Twin Falls, ID
 
Pilch John MD
(208) 737-2530
630 Addison Avenue West
Twin Falls, ID
 
Kathryn Gervase Reese, MD
(715) 387-5267
412 Sagebrush Dr
Twin Falls, ID
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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