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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.

Jennifer Keisel Jenson, MD
1200 E 6th Ave
Mitchell, SD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1999
Hospital
Hospital: Sioux Valley Hospital, Sioux Falls, Sd

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Heather Page Christianson
(605) 996-6366
1200 E 6th Ave
Mitchell, SD
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Arnold Christine Faap
(605) 996-6367
1200 East 6th Avenue
Mitchell, SD
 
Jennifer Lee Tegethoff, MD
(605) 996-6368
1200 E 6th Ave
Mitchell, SD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 2001

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Heather P Christianson, MD
(605) 996-3380
1200 E 6th Ave
Mitchell, SD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr.Christine Arnold
(605) 292-0695
1200 S Burr St # B
Mitchell, SD
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 2000
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1200 E 6th Ave
Mitchell, SD
Specialty
Pediatrics

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2200 North Kimball Street Suite 950
Mitchell, SD
 
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1200 East 6th Avenue
Mitchell, SD
 
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2200 North Kimball Street
Mitchell, SD
 
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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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