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Baby Acne Treatment Pierre SD

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.

Dr. Marty Allison
(605) 224-5901
772 E Dakota Ave
Pierre, SD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Michelle Leigh Baack, MD
(605) 224-5901
100 Mac Ln
Pierre, SD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr. Michelle Leigh Baack
(605) 224-5901
PO Box 758
Pierre, SD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Baka J Jeffery Md PC
(605) 336-0515
1417 South Minnesota Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Angela Mary Erdrich, MD
(701) 477-9497
PO Box 58H
Sisseton, SD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1994

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Marty Allison, MD
(605) 224-5901
772 E Dakota Ave
Pierre, SD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1995

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Marty L Allison
(605) 945-5901
100 Mac Ln
Pierre, SD
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Amanda N Diehl
(605) 718-3100
640 Flormann Street
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Scott W McKercher
(605) 328-9080
4405 E 26th St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Costas Hercules
(605) 342-4242
RR 1 Box 2665
Rapid City, SD
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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