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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.

Jeff Owen Richker
(303) 665-1900
2600 Campus Dr
Lafayette, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Linda A Couillard
(303) 673-9510
1743 Lois Ct
Lafayette, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

Boulder Valley Ear Nose & Throat Associates
(303) 443-2771
588 USHighway 287 Suite 204
Lafayette, CO
 
Linda A Couillard, DO
(303) 673-9510
1743 Lois Ct
Lafayette, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Nova Se Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Ft Lauderdale Fl 33328
Graduation Year: 1991

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Allison Dorbandt
(303) 689-4444
200 Exempla Cir
Lafayette, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Boulder Ear Nose & Throat
(303) 666-8394
588 USHighway 287
Lafayette, CO
 
Colorado Open Imaging
(303) 926-5466
1120 South Boulder Drive
Lafayette, CO
 
Kathryn Lysinger
(303) 689-4444
200 Exempla Cir
Lafayette, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Tamara L Kusek
(303) 338-4545
280 Exempla Cir
Lafayette, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Albert Lee Mehl, MD
(720) 536-7575
280 Exempla Cir
Lafayette, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1980

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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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