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Baby Acne Treatment Provo 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.

Hugo G Altamirano, MD
(801) 375-9292
745 N 500 W
Provo, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De Cordoba, Fac De Cien Med, Cordoba, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1970

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Arbon Robert A MD
(801) 375-4433
777 North 500 West
Provo, UT
 
Mary E Illions, MD
Provo, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 2001

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Renae Holland
(801) 344-4311
1300 E Center St
Provo, UT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Richard Young Farnsworth, MD
(801) 373-8930
1275 N University Ave Ste 18
Provo, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1978

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(801) 357-7530
1055 North 300 West
Provo, UT
 
Zions Management Corporation
(801) 375-7800
250 West Center Street Suite 109
Provo, UT
 
Utah Valley Regional Medical Center - Pulmonary Ou
(801) 357-7291
1034 North 500 West
Provo, UT
 
Nielson K D MD
(801) 357-7404
1055 North 300 West
Provo, UT
 
Central Utah Clinic PC - Dermatology & Skin Cancer
(801) 374-8999
1055 North 500 West
Provo, 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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