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Baby Acne Treatment Muscatine 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.

Kwirant James A MD
(563) 264-3220
1518 Mulberry Avenue
Muscatine, IA
 
Ellis John J MD
(563) 262-4111
1518 Mulberry Avenue
Muscatine, IA
 
Boutros Rami A MD
(563) 262-4115
1514 Mulberry Avenue
Muscatine, IA
 
Rysz Barbara MD
(563) 264-3220
1615 Young Avenue
Muscatine, IA
 
Claudia S Frye
(563) 262-4115
1518 Mulberry Ave
Muscatine, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(563) 262-4115
1518 Mulberry Ave
Muscatine, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1998

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Muscatine, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Allen Rhea MD
(563) 264-3220
1616 Cedar Street
Muscatine, IA
 
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(510) 596-1666
1518 Mulberry Ave
Muscatine, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med, La Jolla Ca 92093
Graduation Year: 1997

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1615 Young Avenue
Muscatine, IA
 
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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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