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Baby Acne Treatment Papillion NE

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.

Boys Town - Boys Town Pediatric Clinics
(402) 827-4905
1414 South Washington Street
Papillion, NE
 
Mara Pegeen Paradis, MD
(402) 827-4905
1414 S Washington St
Papillion, NE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 2000

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Amstutz Kent DO
(402) 827-4905
1414 South Washington Street
Papillion, NE
 
Dr. Mara Pegeen Paradis
(402) 827-4905
1414 S Washington St
Papillion, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Rachel Lynn Mc Cann
(502) 852-3774
2440 Glacier Dr
Papillion, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Kobayashi Ai Lan MD
(402) 592-1700
401 West Gold Coast Road
Papillion, NE
 
Midlands Hospital
(402) 593-3000
11111 South 84th Street
Papillion, NE
 
Penny Katherine E DO
(402) 827-4905
1414 South Washington Street
Papillion, NE
 
Kenton R Amstutz, DO
(402) 559-7466
1414 S Washington St
Papillion, NE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1983

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(402) 559-7466
1414 S Washington St
Papillion, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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