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Baby Acne Treatment Shawano WI

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.

Ronda Ditter, MD
N5573 Poplar Rd
Shawano, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau, Dominica
Graduation Year: 1999

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Barbara Elizabeth Kissam, MD, FAAP
(920) 727-5961
878 Airport Rd
Marion, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1994

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(888) 752-9929
E9653 Blueberry Road
Bear Creek, WI
 
Garg Nirmal MD
(414) 489-4190
5900 South Lake Drive
Cudahy, WI
 
Nordstrom Michael R MD
(414) 649-3900
14555 West National Avenue
New Berlin, WI
 
Dr. Ronda Ditter
(203) 980-3140
N5573 Poplar Rd
Shawano, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Barbara Elizabeth Kissam
(920) 727-5961
878 Airport Rd
Marion, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Alan A DeAngelis, MD
(262) 251-7500
N84 W16889 Menomonee Ave
Menomonee Falls, WI
Business
Advanced Healthcare Menomonee Falls Clinic
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Dr. Ghulam Mohammad
(920) 458-0229
2402 Pershing Ave
Sheboygan, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Schmidt Richard N MD
(262) 243-3660
13133 North Port Washington Road
Mequon, WI
 
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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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