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Baby Acne Treatment Mound MN

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.

Vicki Thomson
(952) 927-7337
7025 France Avenue South
Edina, MN
Business
Edina Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Most insurance plans accepted. Call to verify that your plan is covered.
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Fairview Southdale Hospital, Minneapolis Children's Hospital
Residency Training: University of Minnesota
Medical School: University of Minnesota, 1977
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American Academy of Pediatrics, Children's Physicians Network
Languages Spoken: English,Spanish,Icelandic,Somali

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Bernadette S Coden-Festin, MD
(952) 993-4900
3007 Harbor Ln N
Plymouth, MN
Business
Park Nicollet Clinic Plymouth
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Anne Marie Benolken, MD
(952) 495-8910
2200 Commerce Blvd
Minnetrista, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr. Keenan Glen Richardson
(952) 476-9938
6925 D Chene Ln
Maple Plain, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Michelle Stacey London, MD
(612) 813-6843
6050 Main St W
Maple Plain, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Manitoba, Fac Of Med, Winnipeg, Man, Canada
Graduation Year: 1983

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Donna Hoffman, MD
(952) 831-4454
3955 Parklawn Ave
Edina, MN
Business
Southdale Pediatrics Associates Edina
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Wayzata Children's Clinic PA
(952) 495-8910
2200 Commerce Boulevard
Mound, MN
 
Dr. Anne Marie Benolken
(952) 495-8910
2200 Commerce Blvd
Minnetrista, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Michelle Stacey London
(612) 813-6843
Maple Plain, MN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Michelle Stacey London, MD
(612) 813-6843
Maple Plain, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Manitoba, Fac Of Med, Winnipeg, Man, Canada
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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