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Baby Acne Treatment Absecon NJ

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.

Dr. James H Weeks
(609) 652-0876
555 S Seaview Ave
Absecon, NJ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Infectious Disease Specialists Inc
(609) 652-2240
72 West Jimmie Leeds Road Suite 2400
Absecon, NJ
 
Dr. William S Warfield
(609) 383-0505
707 Whitehorse Pike The Countryard Suite B-1
Absecon, NJ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Boxman Jeffrey DO
(609) 748-6696
76 West Jimmie Leeds Road Suite 104
Absecon, NJ
 
Sabah Amir, MD, FAAP
(609) 748-8500
741 S 2nd Ave Ste B
Galloway, NJ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1981

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Mona Elgenaidi
(609) 748-8500
741 S 2nd Ave
Galloway, NJ
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Kids First-Harborview
(609) 748-2900
48 South New York Road
Absecon, NJ
 
Dr. Sharon Held
(609) 926-9559
48 S New York Rd
Absecon, NJ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Edwin Lopez-Bernard
(609) 748-2800
53 W White Horse Pike Ste D
Galloway, NJ
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(609) 652-6876
72 West Jimmie Leeds Road
Absecon, NJ
 
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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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