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Baby Acne Treatment Alpena MI

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.

Gonzalez Jorge T MD
(989) 356-4049
1185 Us Highway 23 North
Alpena, MI
 
Northern Hearing Services
(989) 354-4289
2079 USHighway 23 South
Alpena, MI
 
Dr. David Roy M Evangelista
(707) 526-2027
1185 US Highway 23 N
Alpena, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Claudia Thuraya Dakkouri
(989) 354-8009
621 Thunder Bay Ave Apt 2
Alpena, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Claudia Thuraya Dakkouri, MD
(989) 354-8009
621 Thunder Bay Ave Apt 2
Alpena, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Ulm, Med Fak, Ulm, Germany
Graduation Year: 1994

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(989) 354-0607
1065 USHighway 23 North
Alpena, MI
 
Ohmart G Donald PC
(989) 354-4289
2079 USHighway 23 South
Alpena, MI
 
Nephrology
(989) 356-7510
1501 West Chisholm Street
Alpena, MI
 
Dr. Karrin Elizabeth Licht
(989) 356-9292
7477 Cathro Rd
Alpena, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Lee M Weinstein, MD
(248) 203-6620
36700 Woodward Ave
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Business
Child Health Associates
Specialties
Pediatrics

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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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