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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.

Gordon H Fleischaker Jr, MD
(303) 421-0194
4485 Wadsworth Blvd
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1953
Hospital
Hospital: Lutheran Med Ctr, Wheat Ridge, Co; Childrens Hosp, Denver, Co

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Tralla Michael MD
(303) 425-0449
3550 Lutheran Parkway
Wheat Ridge, CO
 
Barringer Betsy PAC
(720) 284-3700
3655 Lutheran Parkway
Wheat Ridge, CO
 
Fleischaker G H Pediatrics
(303) 421-0194
4485 Wadsworth Boulevard
Wheat Ridge, CO
 
Pulju James H MD
(303) 425-2800
8550 West 38th Avenue Suite 300
Wheat Ridge, CO
 
Joyce H Sedlacek
(303) 421-5016
4803 Ward Rd
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Shen Forder Nagel, MD
(720) 284-3700
3655 Lutheran Pkwy # 300
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med, La Jolla Ca 92093
Graduation Year: 1996

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Rmga Rocky Mountain Gastroenter Association LLC
(303) 422-4014
8550 West 38th Avenue Suite 300
Wheat Ridge, CO
 
Susan Elizabeth Pharo, MD
(303) 321-0880
5555 E Arapahoe Rd
Wheat Ridge, CO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1979

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Lapidus Robert J MD
(303) 425-2777
8550 West 38th Avenue
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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