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Baby Acne Treatment Canonsburg 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.

Amy Nevin, MD
(412) 431-3520
317 Climax St
Pittsburgh, PA
Business
Hilltop Community Healthcare Center
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Dr. Richard Holmes Gilchrist
(412) 232-5546
2001 Waterdam Plaza Dr
Canonsburg, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Heslop ROBT C Pediatrician
(724) 941-4379
3515 Washington Road
Canonsburg, PA
 
Christine O Yost
(724) 969-6970
159 Waterdam Rd
Mc Murray, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Stacey Hope Popko
(740) 348-1810
101 Sundial Dr
Canonsburg, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Christine Patti, MD
(412) 371-6414
1000 Integrity Dr
Pittsburgh, PA
Business
Premier Medical Associates
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Charles E Silverstein
(724) 969-6970
159 Waterdam Rd
Mc Murray, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dawn-Marie Gotkiewicz
(724) 969-6970
159 Waterdam Rd
Mc Murray, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Tonja J DiCamillo
(724) 941-8199
6000 Waterdam Plaza Dr
Mc Murray, PA
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Ayman Molhem Arouse, MD
(412) 232-5546
2001 Waterdam Plaza Dr
Canonsburg, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tichreen, Fac Of Med, Lattakia, Syria (Univ Latakia)
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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