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Baby Acne Treatment Auburn Hills 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.

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

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Crittenton Outpatient Imaging Center
(248) 652-5437
2251 North Squirrel Road Suite 125
Auburn Hills, MI
 
Fairclough Anthony W C MD
(248) 373-0070
989 University Drive Suite 107
Pontiac, MI
 
Dr. Stephanie Anne Spear
(414) 672-1353
50 N Perry St
Pontiac, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Stephanie Anne Spear, DO
50 N Perry St
Pontiac, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1996

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Curt Stankovic, MD
916 Linden Way
Auburn Hills, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2000

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Eugene H Crawley, MD, FAAP
(313) 884-5552
3780 S Shimmons Cir
Auburn Hills, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1944

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Kingsley Archer Thomas, MD
(248) 373-2720
989 University Dr Ste 105
Pontiac, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1967

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Peter Al Najjar, MD
(248) 344-0024
673 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd N
Pontiac, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Baghdad, Coll Of Med, Baghdad, Iraq
Graduation Year: 1969

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Dr. Peter Al Najjar
(248) 344-0024
673 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd N
Pontiac, MI
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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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