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Baby Acne Treatment Altoona PA

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.

Bossinger Steven MD
(814) 941-7304
1701 12th Avenue Suite C2
Altoona, PA
 
Adnan M Youssef
(814) 944-7383
615 6th Avenue
Altoona, PA
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1224 7th Ave
Altoona, PA
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Pediatrics
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Graduation Year: 2000

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(814) 944-7383
615 6th Ave
Altoona, PA
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Pediatrics
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Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1971

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(814) 943-0972
501 Howard Ave Ste E1
Altoona, PA
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(814) 941-7170
2525 9th Avenue Suite 1B
Altoona, PA
 
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(814) 944-8784
1224 7th Ave
Altoona, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(814) 946-5469
810 Valley View Boulevard
Altoona, PA
 
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(814) 941-0418
146 Castle Farms Rd
Altoona, PA
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Pediatrics
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Female
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Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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