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Baby Acne Treatment Aztec NM

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.

Karen Susan Gelfand, MD, FAAP
5212 Saint Andrews Dr
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2001

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Breeden Richard MD
(505) 326-7153
4800 College Boulevard Suite 102
Farmington, NM
 
Dr. R Stephen Rankin
(505) 327-2570
622 W Maple St Ste F
Farmington, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Deward Maurin MD
(505) 564-8073
555 South Schwartz Avenue
Farmington, NM
 
Margaret Bradley, MD
(505) 327-2570
622 W Maple St Ste F
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1996

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Neurodiagnostics
(505) 326-7153
4800 College Boulevard Suite 102
Farmington, NM
 
Margaret Marie Clarke, MD, FAAP
(505) 232-3713
6325 Jack Rabbit Jct
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1996

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Martinez Michael J SURG
(505) 327-9111
2300 East 30th Street
Farmington, NM
 
McCulloch Allen W
(505) 327-9111
2300 East 30th Street Suite B-106
Farmington, NM
 
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(505) 326-6521
622 West Maple Street
Farmington, NM
 
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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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