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Baby Acne Treatment Kalispell 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.

Vaughan C Read MD
(406) 751-9729
320 Sunnyview Lane
Kalispell, MT
 
Lindsay Bret MD
(406) 752-5095
200 Commons Way
Kalispell, MT
 
Douglas Alan Nelson, MD
(406) 752-8120
1287 Burns Way
Kalispell, MT
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1987

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Lynn Ann Dykstra
(406) 752-8300
210 Sunnyview Ln
Kalispell, MT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Flathead Valley Orthopedic Center PC - Kalispell O
(406) 752-7900
111 Sunnyview Lane
Kalispell, MT
 
Peterson Dennis MD
(406) 752-7406
210 Sunnyview Lane
Kalispell, MT
 
Sorensen Mark J MD
(406) 752-2277
75 Claremont Street
Kalispell, MT
 
Wickersham Michael B MD
(406) 751-9729
320 Sunnyview Lane
Kalispell, MT
 
Wallace Scott Wilder, MD
(406) 752-8300
210 Sunnyview Ln Ste 005
Kalispell, MT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1968

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(406) 752-8300
210 Sunnyview Ln
Kalispell, 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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