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Baby Acne Treatment Mason City IA

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.

Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa - Behavioral Servi
(641) 422-7000
3121 4th Street Southeast
Mason City, IA
 
Meindl Martin G DO
(641) 422-7000
910 North Eisenhower Avenue
Mason City, IA
 
Mercy Clinics - Pediatric & Adolescent Clinic-Maso
(641) 422-5437
681 Skyline Drive
Mason City, IA
 
Martin G Meindl
(641) 422-5437
910 N Eisenhower
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Mixdorf Jay D MD
(641) 422-7000
101 South Taylor Avenue
Mason City, IA
 
Dr. David Leslie Little
(641) 422-7854
1000 4th St SW
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Martin George Meindl, DO
(641) 422-5437
910 N Eisenhower Ave
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr -North Iowa, Mason City, Ia
Group Practice: Pediatric & Adolescent Clinic

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Dr. Jaffar Ali Shaik
(641) 422-9201
910 N Eisenhower Ave
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

David Leslie Little, MD
(641) 422-7854
1000 4th St SW
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: North Iowa Mercy Health Center, Mason City, Ia
Group Practice: Mercy Pediatric & Adolescent

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Jaffar A Shaik
(641) 422-5437
910 N Eisenhower
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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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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