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Baby Acne Treatment Wheat Ridge 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.

Cullinan Marylou MD
(303) 425-9245
3885 Upham Street
Wheat Ridge, CO
 
Dr. Michael Joseph Brazelton
(303) 467-3444
4803 Ward Rd
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr.Barbara Gablehouse
(303) 996-6005
3555 Lutheran Pkwy # 340
Wheat Ridge, CO
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr. Cynthia Louise Frederick
(720) 284-3700
3655 Lutheran Pkwy Ste 300
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

Woodward John B III
(303) 425-6856
4045 Wadsworth Boulevard Suite 311
Wheat Ridge, CO
 
Marilyn Margaret Mull, MD
8300 W 38th Ave
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1964

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Hausam Thomas MD
(720) 284-3700
3655 Lutheran Parkway
Wheat Ridge, CO
 
Peggy Joan Brada, MD
(303) 463-2500
10285 Ridge Rd
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1978

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(303) 421-1203
3555 Lutheran Parkway Suite 230
Wheat Ridge, CO
 
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(303) 425-0449
3550 Lutheran Parkway
Wheat Ridge, 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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