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Baby Acne Treatment Saint George 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.

Mitchell Dennis Pa-C
(435) 656-5323
1240 East 100 South
Saint George, UT
 
Coral Desert Health Center
(435) 628-9393
1490 East 700 Foremaster Drive South # 150
Saint George, UT
 
Dr. Wendell Truman Nilson
(435) 634-0055
1490 E Foremaster Dr Ste 130
Saint George, UT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Chase Steven P MD
(435) 628-3334
1490 East Foremaster Drive
Saint George, UT
 
Heidi L Chamberlain, MD
(435) 656-5278
1685 W 5400 N
Saint George, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1996

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Richards Ray MD
(435) 688-4175
544 South 400 East
Saint George, UT
 
Nygaard Marty MD
(435) 251-2740
1380 East Medical Center Drive Suite 3100
Saint George, UT
 
Lewis Steven MD
(435) 251-2600
1380 East Medical Center Drive
Saint George, UT
 
Callahan Clinic PC
(435) 656-5323
1240 East 100 South Suite 15A
Saint George, UT
 
Dr.Michael Marsden
(435) 251-2740
E Medical Center Dr
Saint George, UT
Gender
M
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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