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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.

Preethi Kumar, MD
(302) 836-0248
321 Hazel Ave
Bear, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr. Danl Stephen Glasstetter
(302) 651-5860
Bear, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Seth David Torregiani
(302) 559-0641
7 Sycamore Ln
Bear, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Seth David Torregiani, DO
(302) 836-5267
7 Sycamore Ln
Bear, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific, Pomona Ca 91766
Graduation Year: 2002

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Dr. Deborah Bross Drop
Bear, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Timothy Alexander Kline, MD
Bear, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1999

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Dr. Preethi Kumar
(302) 836-0248
321 Hazel Ave
Bear, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Tony Alan Bianchetta
(302) 623-0220
59 Rose Hill Dr
Bear, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Marina M Garcia
Bear, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Nemishh Mehta
(856) 691-3300
404 Fox Hunt Dr
Bear, DE
Specialty
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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