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Baby Acne Treatment Loveland CO

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.

Alan L Tomlinson
(970) 663-5437
2555 E 13th St
Loveland, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Jennifer Coleman Norman, MD
(970) 613-4733
2802 Madison Square Dr
Loveland, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1995

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Bruce Robert C MD
(970) 663-5437
2802 Madison Square Drive
Loveland, CO
 
Tamarack Center for Continence
(970) 635-4183
264 East 29th Street
Loveland, CO
 
Alpine Ear Nose & Throat PC
(970) 593-1177
3820 Grant Avenue
Loveland, CO
 
Lynch Kathyrn L MD
(970) 669-5432
1627 East 18th Street
Loveland, CO
 
Mark Leo Wiesner, DO
(970) 663-5437
2555 E 13th St Ste 130
Loveland, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1989

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Sheets Ronald R MD
(970) 669-6660
1808 Boise Avenue
Loveland, CO
 
Big Thompson Medical Group PC - Loveland Gastroent
(970) 669-5432
1627 East 18th Street
Loveland, CO
 
Levine James W DO
(970) 461-1880
239 West 67th Court
Loveland, CO
 
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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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