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Baby Acne Treatment Rapid City 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. Jeanne Elise Hendrickson
(605) 716-4547
5026 Hansen Ln
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Keith Blair St Amand
(605) 385-3354
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jeanne Elise Hendrickson, MD
(605) 716-4547
5026 Hansen Ln
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1999

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Black Hills Imaging Center
(605) 721-4900
1868 Lombardy Drive
Rapid City, SD
 
Patrick Dennis De Mars, MD
(858) 565-9666
5021 Ireland Pl
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Hosp & Med Ctr, San Diego, Ca
Group Practice: Anesthesia Service Medical Grp

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Marotti Louis J DO
(605) 348-9714
1136 Jackson Boulevard
Rapid City, SD
 
Mary Sibert Fox
(605) 355-2423
3200 Canyon Lake Dr
Rapid City, SD
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Martin Stefan Spahn, MD
(605) 394-6665
22801 Norris Peak Rd
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ruprecht-Karl-Univ, Med Fak, Heidelberg, Germany (407-10 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1985

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Keith Blair St Amand, MD
(605) 385-3354
Rapid City, SD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1997

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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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