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Baby Acne Treatment Avondale AZ

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. Susan Annette Gregg
(602) 344-6457
950 E Van Buren St
Avondale, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Gary Lee Berebitsky
(623) 873-0321
10750 W Mcdowell Rd
Avondale, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Michael McQueen
(623) 643-9233
10320 W Mcdowell Rd
Avondale, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Berger Martin E MD Limited
(623) 932-5042
13075 West McDowell Road
Avondale, AZ
 
Priti Chowdhury, MD
(623) 935-6072
Apt 2177 13015 W Rancho Santa Fe Blvd
Avondale, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1991

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Arizona Kidney Disease & Hypertension Center
(623) 547-4668
10750 West McDowell Road
Avondale, AZ
 
Dr. Celida Rangel
(412) 561-2693
10030 W McDowell Rd Ste 150-444
Avondale, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Goodnight Pediatrics
(623) 643-9233
10320 West McDowell Road
Avondale, AZ
 
Dr. Gary Lee Berebitsky
(602) 873-0321
10750 W McDowell Rd Ste G700
Avondale, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Susan Annette Gregg, MD
(602) 344-6457
950 E Van Buren St
Avondale, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1968

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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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