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Baby Acne Treatment Saint Peters MO

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.

Angela M Jones
(636) 939-3362
4200 N Cloverleaf Dr
St Peters, MO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Danter Michael MD
(636) 441-7280
70 Jungermann Circle
Saint Peters, MO
 
Burack Harry D MD
(636) 928-3858
6 Jungermann Circle Suite 209
Saint Peters, MO
 
Marc Edward Weber, MD
(314) 447-4530
107 Piper Hill Dr Ste 130
Saint Peters, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1974

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Michael Edward Danter, MD
(314) 441-7280
70 Jungermann Cir Ste 405
Saint Peters, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1987

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Bosche Alfred John MD
(314) 868-7700
107 Piper Hill Drive
Saint Peters, MO
 
Edwards Charmaine E - St Peters Office
(636) 498-1700
6 Jungermann Circle
Saint Peters, MO
 
St Peters Open MRI
(636) 498-2900
5905 Mexico Road
Saint Peters, MO
 
Murphy Kevin MD
(636) 441-7280
70 Jungermann Circle
Saint Peters, MO
 
Robert Jay Hoffman, MD
(314) 837-0405
70 Jungermann Cir Ste 405
Saint Peters, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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