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Baby Acne Treatment Sioux Falls SD

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.

Sanjeevi Arunkumar MD
(605) 322-6825
300 North Dakota Avenue Suite 117
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Dagher Hikmat MD
(605) 322-6825
300 North Dakota Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD
 
Dr. Benjamin A Kruskal
(617) 552-5137
94000610 Metavante Way (H)
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jose Marius D Dosado, MD
(605) 322-4485
PO Box 5045
Sioux Falls, SD
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cebu Inst Of Med, Cebu City, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1987

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(605) 322-6825
300 North Dakota Avenue Suite 117
Sioux Falls, SD
 
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300 North Dakota Avenue Suite 117
Sioux Falls, SD
 
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(605) 367-9320
1210 West 18th Street Suite 204
Sioux Falls, SD
 
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(605) 328-3485
1210 West 18th Street
Sioux Falls, SD
 
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(605) 322-6825
300 North Dakota Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD
 
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(605) 332-1610
1210 West 18th Street Suite 101
Sioux Falls, SD
 
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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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