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Baby Acne Treatment Sterling CO

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.

Koepke Jerald W MD
(303) 428-6089
108 Delmar Street
Sterling, CO
 
Scott Aaron Merenstein, MD
(720) 859-8222
125 Rampart Way Ste 220
Denver, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1998

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William T Seed, MD, FAAP
(212) 249-5544
PO Box 9740
Avon, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1962

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Lisa D Palyo, MD, FAAP
(720) 344-0832
12672 Esperanza Pl
Castle Rock, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1993

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Thomas Suddards McCall, MD
(303) 795-2345
8671 S Quebec St Ste 110
Highlands Ranch, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr. Neil Andrew Goldenberg
(303) 248-3636
6493 S Sedalia St
Aurora, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

James Gardner Mc Ginnis, MD
(970) 482-2515
1214 Oak Park Dr
Fort Collins, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1969

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Girardeau Susan L MD
(303) 795-2345
7780 South Broadway Suite 220
Littleton, CO
 
Emily Louise Dobyns, MD
1056 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1985

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Scheider David MD
(303) 788-8888
499 South Hampden Avenue
Englewood, CO
 
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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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