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Baby Acne Treatment Alamogordo NM

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. Nancy Jean Stoit Starr
(505) 434-1500
2559 Scenic Dr Ste A
Alamogordo, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Smaltz Robert C MD
(505) 437-4909
1315 12th Street
Alamogordo, NM
 
Simmons Paul MD
(505) 434-0901
923 9th Street
Alamogordo, NM
 
Fellers Neal H MD
(505) 443-0323
2559 Medical Drive
Alamogordo, NM
 
Frank Edward Coughlin, MD
(505) 443-9088
Alamogordo, NM
Specialties
Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1956

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Alamogordo Nephrology
(505) 443-1001
1211 8th Street Suite A
Alamogordo, NM
 
Alamogordo Ear Nose and Throat
(505) 437-4533
1401 10th Street Suite C
Alamogordo, NM
 
Abood Ferial MD
(505) 443-0323
2559 Scenic Drive
Alamogordo, NM
 
Nancy Jean Stoit Starr, MD
(505) 434-1500
2559 Scenic Dr Ste A
Alamogordo, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1972

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Larry Dean Starr, MD
(505) 434-1500
2559 Medical Dr Ste A
Alamogordo, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1972

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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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