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Baby Acne Treatment Sparks NV

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.Kevin Windisch
(775) 359-7111
975 Roberta Ln # 101B
Sparks, NV
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M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr. Melissa Ann Byram
2435 Pyramid Way
Sparks, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Christine Lynn Hart
(203) 281-8396
Sparks, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Johnson James W Ms Ccc-A-Advancdlgy of Nrthrn Nvda
(775) 358-4007
2385 East Prater Way
Sparks, NV
 
Dianna Jean Thomas, MD
(775) 356-3553
2385 E Prater Way Ste 308
Sparks, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1979

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Dr. Dianna Jean Thomas
2345 E Prater Way Ste 206
Sparks, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Family Eyecare Associates
(775) 358-1020
1965 Baring Boulevard
Sparks, NV
 
Thomas Dianna MD
(775) 356-3553
2385 East Prater Way Suite 308
Sparks, NV
 
Sparks Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
(775) 359-7111
975 Roberta Lane
Sparks, NV
 
Melissa Ann Byram, MD
(775) 352-3555
2435 Pyramid Way
Sparks, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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