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Baby Acne Treatment Chalmette LA

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.

Richard M Doskey, MD
(504) 738-1604
9605 Jefferson Hwy
River Ridge, LA
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Physicians of River Ridge
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Pediatrics

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John Joseph Jerrytone
(504) 271-8952
8101 W Judge Perez Dr
Chalmette, LA
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Pediatrics

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Tampira Saroj FACC
(504) 277-8991
9000 Patricia Street
Chalmette, LA
 
Muhammad Shuja, MD
(504) 244-7998
9207 W Saint Bernard Hwy
Chalmette, LA
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Pediatrics
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Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1974

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(504) 277-8941
9000 Patricia St
Chalmette, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(504) 277-8917
8301 W Judge Perez Dr Ste 300
Chalmette, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Ellis Michael S FACS
(504) 279-5233
228 West Genie Street
Chalmette, LA
 
Murra Salvador E MD
(504) 271-2410
600 West Liberaux Street
Chalmette, LA
 
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(504) 277-8917
8301 W Judge Perez Dr Ste 300
Chalmette, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(504) 277-7634
221 West Genie Street
Chalmette, LA
 
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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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