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Baby Acne Treatment Pleasant Grove UT

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.

Mark Valentine, MD
(801) 501-2100
9500 S 1300 E
Sandy, UT
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Intermountain Sandy Clinic
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(801) 492-1999
1912 West 930 North
Pleasant Grove, UT
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Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1998
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Pediatrician
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(801) 492-1999
1912 West 930 North
Pleasant Grove, UT
 
William Foster Edwards
(801) 492-1999
1912 W 930 N
Pleasant Grove, UT
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Beverly L Vargo, MD
(801) 492-1999
1912 W 930 N
Pleasant Grove, UT
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Pediatrics
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Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1992

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(801) 492-1999
1912 W 930 N
Pleasant Grove, UT
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(801) 492-3457
10319 Bayhill Dr
Pleasant Grove, UT
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Pediatrics
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Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1964

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1912 West 930 North
Pleasant Grove, UT
 
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Pleasant Grove, UT
 
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Pleasant Grove, UT
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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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