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Baby Acne Treatment Superior WI

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.

St Mary's Hospital of Superior Te of St Mry's MDCL
(715) 395-5454
3500 Tower Avenue
Superior, WI
 
Pierpont Robert MD
(715) 395-5454
3500 Tower Avenue
Superior, WI
 
Sura Patrick MD
(715) 395-5454
3500 Tower Avenue
Superior, WI
 
Van Etta Linda MD
(218) 249-7990
1001 East Superior Street
Duluth, MN
 
Malcolm L Mc Cutcheon, MD
Duluth, MN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1961

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(715) 395-5454
3500 Tower Avenue
Superior, WI
 
Kulkarni Suresh MD
(715) 395-5454
3500 Tower Avenue
Superior, WI
 
David Paul Harper, MD
39 N 25th St E
Superior, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 2001

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(218) 722-3700
925 East Superior Street Suite 109
Duluth, MN
 
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824 Medical Arts Building
Duluth, MN
 
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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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