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Baby Acne Treatment Pocatello ID

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.

Nancy Mann, MD
(208) 282-4700
465 Memorial Dr,
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1991

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Pocatello Pulmonary
(208) 235-2400
500 South 11th Avenue Suite 305
Pocatello, ID
 
Boehm Douglas K MD
(208) 235-2400
1352 East Center Street Suite A
Pocatello, ID
 
McRoberts Drew W
(208) 232-7434
500 South 11th Avenue Suite 501
Pocatello, ID
 
Dr. William Emerson Hogan
(208) 232-1443
500 S 11th Ave Ste 204
Pocatello, ID
Specialty
Pediatrics

Cook Darryl MD
(208) 232-6616
110 Health Drive
Pocatello, ID
 
Christian Carter Yost, DO
(208) 226-2102
950 Hospital Way Ste A
Pocatello, ID
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1973

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(208) 232-1443
500 South 11th Avenue
Pocatello, ID
 
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(208) 233-2100
333 North 18th Avenue
Pocatello, ID
 
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(208) 232-1501
500 South 11th Avenue Suite 204
Pocatello, ID
 
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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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