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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.

Sparks Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
(775) 359-7111
975 Roberta Lane
Sparks, NV
 
Dr. Kevin Merle Windisch
(775) 359-7111
975 Roberta Ln Ste 101B
Sparks, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Christine Lynn Hart, MD
(203) 281-8396
Sparks, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1981

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Dr. Jane E B Diedrichsen
(775) 358-1260
1001 Pyramid Way Ste 200
Sparks, NV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jane E B Diedrichsen, MD
(775) 358-1260
1001 Pyramid Way Ste 200
Sparks, NV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1971

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Family Eyecare Associates
(775) 358-1020
1965 Baring Boulevard
Sparks, NV
 
Beall Jeffrey K MD
(775) 358-4007
2385 East Prater Way Suite 205
Sparks, NV
 
Lucia Michael MD
(775) 351-2600
2345 East Prater Way Suite 200
Sparks, NV
 
Advanced Audiology of Northern Nevada
(775) 358-4007
2385 East Prater Way Suite 205
Sparks, NV
 
Dianna Jean Thomas, MD
2345 E Prater Way Ste 206
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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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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