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Baby Acne Treatment Waukesha 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.

Alan A DeAngelis, MD
(262) 251-7500
N84 W16889 Menomonee Ave
Menomonee Falls, WI
Business
Advanced Healthcare Menomonee Falls Clinic
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Dr. Cynthia Marie Kush Running
(262) 549-0788
1031 River Place Blvd
Waukesha, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Shammo-Mansour Faye E MD
(262) 798-1810
20611 Watertown Road
Waukesha, WI
 
Thiru Uma MD
(262) 574-8000
N14W23900 Stone Ridge Drive
Waukesha, WI
 
King Christopher
(262) 542-9503
1111 Delafield Street Side
Waukesha, WI
 
Cynthia Marie Kush Running, MD
(262) 549-0788
1031 River Place Blvd
Waukesha, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

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Hai V Truong, MD
S60 W24100 Redwing Drive
Waukesha, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2006

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Dennis James Saran
(262) 798-1810
20611 Watertown Rd
Waukesha, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Deutsch Jerrold M MD
(262) 542-2536
1111 Delafield Street Side
Waukesha, WI
 
Sawall Gerhard F MD
(262) 574-8050
N14W23900 Stone Ridge Drive
Waukesha, WI
 
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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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