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Baby Acne Treatment Mandan ND

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.

Regional Medical Center
(701) 667-1000
2008 Twin City Drive
Mandan, ND
 
Mahesh N Patel
(701) 530-7000
900 E Broadway Ave
Bismarck, ND
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Prime Care Health Group
(701) 224-9471
225 North 7th Street Lbby
Bismarck, ND
 
Swenson Wayne M MD
(701) 323-5300
222 North 7th Street
Bismarck, ND
 
Stone Mathew MD
(701) 530-8575
810 East Rosser Avenue
Bismarck, ND
 
Tello Francisco A DPM
(701) 323-6140
225 North 7th Street Lbby
Bismarck, ND
 
Parag Kumar, MD
(701) 328-9575
515 1/2 E Broadway Ave
Bismarck, ND
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Armed Forces Med Coll, Univ Of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1987

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(701) 530-7500
310 North 10th Street
Bismarck, ND
 
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225 North 7th Street Lbby
Bismarck, ND
 
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310 North 10th Street
Bismarck, ND
 
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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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