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Baby Acne Treatment Bellwood IL

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.

Sofia Salituro, MD
(847) 272-1005
4113 Dundee Rd
Northbrook, IL
Business
Sanders Court Pediatrics Ltd
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Beezer Wasif Moolji, MD
Maywood, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 2002

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Jonathan K Muraskas, MD
(708) 216-1067
2160 S 1st Ave # 107-5810
Maywood, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Loyola Univ Med Ctr, Maywood, Il

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Dr. Joaquin U Cortes
(708) 338-9004
675 W North Ave # STE405
Melrose Park, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Melissa E Graf
2160 S 1st Ave
Maywood, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. K E Vander Ploeg Booth
(734) 761-8722
2160 S 1st Ave
Maywood, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Joaquin U Cortes, MD, FAAP
(708) 338-9004
675 W North Ave # STE405
Melrose Park, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1983

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Dr. Kundankumar Giri
(708) 450-9700
8319 W North Ave
Melrose Park, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Miriam Elizabeth Bar On, MD
(708) 327-9126
2160 S 1st Ave
Maywood, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1982

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Mary Jo Liszek
(708) 216-8563
2160 S 1st Ave
Maywood, IL
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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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