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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.

McGaw Terrence MD Medical Group of No 75
(775) 688-5850
Pringle Way
Reno, NV
 
Northern Nevada Medical Center - Breast Care Cente
(775) 356-5800
2345 East Prater Way
Reno, NV
 
Cheryl R Medlin Robinson, MD
(281) 440-2809
Reno, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1983

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(775) 770-6550
PO Box 3199
Reno, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Washoe Medical Center South Meadows - Imaging Serv
(775) 982-7160
10101 Double R Boulevard
Reno, NV
 
Dr. Cheryl R Medlin Robinson
(281) 440-2809
Reno, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Northern Nevada Medical Center - Osteoporosis-Vist
(775) 356-1212
2345 East Prater Way
Reno, NV
 
Dr. Kathryn Hoy Eckert
(718) 470-3330
PO Box 2350
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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(775) 823-1999
910 Vista Boulevard
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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