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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

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

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

Setliff Reuben C III MD
(605) 348-9714
1136 Jackson Boulevard
Rapid City, SD
 
Lankhorst Barry MD
(605) 328-8100
1310 West 22nd Street
Sioux Falls, SD
 
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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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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Wilfredo G Veloira
(605) 322-3666
1001 E 21st St
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology

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Dr. Aaron Mark Zylstra
(605) 328-7800
1201 S Euclid Ave Ste 307
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Lawrence Raymond Wellman
(605) 333-7178
Perinatal Center Sioux Valley Hospital
Sioux Falls, 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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