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Baby Acne Treatment South Jordan 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.

Mark Valentine, MD
(801) 501-2100
9500 S 1300 E
Sandy, UT
Business
Intermountain Sandy Clinic
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Michael Ray Johnson
(801) 254-9700
1268 W South Jordan Pkwy
South Jordan, UT
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Charles W Streamer, MD, FAAP
(801) 280-2167
4499 Saint Andrews Dr
South Jordan, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1949

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Copperview Medical Center
(801) 567-9780
3556 West 9800 South Suite 101
South Jordan, UT
 
Families First Pediatrics
(801) 254-9700
1268 West South Jordan Parkway
South Jordan, UT
 
Martin A Hollingsworth, MD
(801) 567-9780
3556 W 9800 S Ste 101
South Jordan, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr. Charles W Streamer
(801) 280-2167
4499 Saint Andrews Dr
South Jordan, UT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr.Paul Lei
(801) 567-9750
3556 W 9800 S # 101
South Jordan, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1997
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Johnson Michael MD
(801) 254-9700
1656 Reunion Avenue
South Jordan, UT
 
Dr. Martin A Hollingsworth
(801) 567-9780
3556 West 9800 South South
South Jordan, 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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