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Baby Acne Treatment Springville 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.

David Scott Devenport, MD
(801) 491-9883
269 E 400 S
Springville, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Eastern Va Med Sch Of The Med Coll Of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Va 23501
Graduation Year: 1993

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George H Michalek
(801) 489-9883
269 E 400 S
Springville, UT
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Pediatrics

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Canyon View Medical Group
(801) 489-8464
5 East 400 North
Springville, UT
 
Paxton Richard D MD
(801) 894-1333
325 West Center Street Frnt
Spanish Fork, UT
 
Porter Stuart B DO
(801) 798-7301
325 West Center Street Frnt
Spanish Fork, UT
 
David DeVenport
(801) 491-9883
269 E 400 S
Springville, UT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Jorge Horacio Michalek, MD
(801) 489-8631
269 E 400 S Ste 2
Springville, UT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Buenos Aires, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1968

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(801) 344-4311
1300 E Center St
Provo, UT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(801) 894-1333
325 West Center Street Frnt
Spanish Fork, UT
 
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(801) 798-7301
325 W Center St
Spanish Fork, UT
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Pediatrics

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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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