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Baby Acne Treatment Reno NV

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.

Kathryn Hoy Eckert, MD
PO Box 2350
Reno, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nv Sch Of Med, Reno Nv 89557
Graduation Year: 1989

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(775) 770-3187
235 West 6th Street
Reno, NV
 
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(775) 356-5800
2345 East Prater Way
Reno, NV
 
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(775) 688-5850
Pringle Way
Reno, NV
 
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(775) 784-7500
15 E 2nd St Ste 302
Reno, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

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2345 East Prater Way
Reno, NV
 
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(775) 323-3139
343 Elm Street Suite 204
Reno, NV
 
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(775) 770-6550
PO Box 3199
Reno, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Reno Radiological Associates CHTD - Washoe Imaging
(775) 982-5087
350 West 6th Street Suite A
Reno, NV
 
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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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