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Baby Acne Treatment Magna UT

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.

Mark Valentine, MD
(801) 501-2100
9500 S 1300 E
Sandy, UT
Business
Intermountain Sandy Clinic
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Hunter Medical Center
(801) 969-6080
3534 South 6000 West
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Willcox James MD Internal Medicine
(801) 965-3484
3725 West 4100 South
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Dave H Thacker, MD
(801) 982-1528
5144 Village Wood Ct
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1989

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Boehmer Robyn PA General Srugery
(801) 965-3425
3725 West 4100 South
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Terezia Matasovic, MD
3534 S 6000 W
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
General Practice, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Komenskeho, Lekarska Fak, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Graduation Year: 1969

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Coy James S DO
(801) 417-0060
3336 Pioneer Parkway
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Louisa Harper Randall, MD
(801) 965-3438
3725 W 4100 S
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1987

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Mary Jane Pennington, MD
(801) 965-3448
3725 W 4100 S
West Valley City, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1985

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Burleigh William DPM Podiatry
(801) 965-3425
3725 West 4100 South
Salt Lake City, UT
 
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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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