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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
 
Dr. John Howard Genrich
(719) 473-0707
Colorado Springs, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

High Country Health Care P C
(970) 468-1003
103 Main Street
Dillon, CO
 
Mannina Anthony J MD
(303) 425-2777
8550 West 38th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO
 
Sceats D James Neurosurgeon Jr
(719) 473-3272
175 South Union Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Quaife E Jann MD
(303) 841-2905
10371 South Park Glenn Way Suite 100
Parker, CO
 
Dr. Vincent Anthony Di Maria
(303) 795-2345
7780 S Broadway Ste 220
Littleton, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

The Pediatric Center - -Business Office
(303) 545-5679
4745 Arapahoe Avenue Suite 110
Boulder, CO
 
Reed Andre MD
(303) 662-8949
9218 Kimmer Drive
Littleton, CO
 
Burkhardt Carolyn MD
(720) 200-5454
8200 East Belleview Avenue
Englewood, CO
 

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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