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Baby Acne Treatment Blue Bell PA

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.

Mary Kline, MD
(215) 247-1172
7700 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA
Business
Kids First Chestnut Hill
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Oluremi Christianan Adesida, MD, FAAP
(610) 292-9730
154 Inverness Dr
Blue Bell, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1980

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Alexandra Ashley Taylor, MD
1581 Vernon Rd
Blue Bell, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1998

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Robert Anolik, MD
(610) 825-5800
470 Sentry Pkwy E Ste 200
Blue Bell, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Abington Mem Hosp, Abington, Pa
Group Practice: Allergy & Asthma Specialists

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Ellen Love Stang, MD, FAAP
1060 Oak Ridge Dr
Blue Bell, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1989

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Folasade I Kehinde, MD
(215) 427-5202
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Dr. Michael Stephen Slanina
(215) 533-0762
Blue Bell, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Michael Stephen Slanina, MD
(215) 533-0762
Blue Bell, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1976

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Dr. Hillorie Ann Applebaum
(513) 281-7337
Blue Bell, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(610) 825-5800
470 Sentry Pkwy E Ste 200
Blue Bell, PA
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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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