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Baby Acne Treatment Rock Springs WY

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. Chandrashekar P Yeshlur
(307) 352-8508
1204 Hilltop Dr Ste 106
Rock Springs, WY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Ronald Walter Cygan, MD
(307) 362-0330
2515 Foothill Blvd Ste 202
Rock Springs, WY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hospital Of Sweetwate, Rock Springs, Wy

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Rock Springs, WY
 
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(307) 362-5500
1204 Hilltop Dr
Rock Springs, WY
Specialty
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Rock Springs, WY
 
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(307) 362-0330
2515 Foothill Blvd Ste 202
Rock Springs, WY
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(307) 382-4837
1200 College Drive
Rock Springs, WY
 
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(307) 362-4200
1208 Hilltop Drive Suite 204
Rock Springs, WY
 
Chandrashekar P Yeshlur, MD
(613) 969-7400
1204 Hilltop Dr Ste 106
Rock Springs, WY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mysore Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1991

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Rock Springs, WY
 
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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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