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Baby Acne Treatment Ann Arbor 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.

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(734) 973-0710
3100 Professional Drive
Ann Arbor, MI
 
Dr. Andrea Gottsegen Asnes
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialty
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Gabe Eston Owens, MD
(734) 764-1258
2876 Page Ave
Ann Arbor, MI
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Pediatrics
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Graduation Year: 2004

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Sharon Louise Swindell, MD
(734) 741-9088
2119 Woodside Rd
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
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Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1987

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Mien Chyi, MD
(734) 604-6001
600 E Kingsley St
Ann Arbor, MI
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Education
Graduation Year: 1900

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H Mark Hildebrandt, MD
(734) 528-3000
1930 Cambridge Rd
Ann Arbor, MI
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Pediatrics
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1952

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(773) 880-4000
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Aarti Raheja, MD
(734) 904-0797
2785 Ember Way
Ann Arbor, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 2003

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(773) 814-2472
1850 Lindsay Ln
Ann Arbor, MI
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Pediatrics
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Male
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Graduation Year: 2008

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(734) 769-1198
911 Brown St
Ann Arbor, MI
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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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