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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.

Dr. Larry D Eggert
(801) 398-2925
544 S 400 E Campus
Saint George, UT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Nygaard Marty MD
(435) 251-2740
1380 East Medical Center Drive Suite 3100
Saint George, UT
 
William T Graff Md Faafp PC
(435) 673-9653
630 South 400 East Suite 101
Saint George, UT
 
Urology Associates
(435) 628-3606
391 East 500 South
Saint George, UT
 
DRMC Cancer Services
(435) 688-4175
544 South 400 East
Saint George, UT
 
Jerry Douglas Twiggs, MD
(435) 628-8232
1240 E 100 S Ste 14
Saint George, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1982

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Mountain West Gastroenterology PC
(435) 673-1149
368 East Riverside Drive Suite A
Saint George, UT
 
Mitchell Dennis Pa-C
(435) 656-5323
1240 East 100 South
Saint George, UT
 
Edmund Cannon Evans, MD
(435) 619-0617
2825 Jolley Cir
Saint George, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1955

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(435) 251-2600
1380 East Medical Center Drive
Saint George, UT
 
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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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