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Baby Acne Treatment Chandler AZ

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.

Dr. Angela Marie Zankich
(530) 304-9616
2184 N Bogle Ave
Chandler, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Mark James Gentile, MD
(480) 857-0222
908 W Chandler Blvd Ste B-4
Chandler, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1980

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Aleta Best Da Silva, MD, FAAP
(480) 753-3522
4523 S Wildflower Pl
Chandler, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Shannon E Skinner, MD
(480) 344-6100
811 S Hamilton St
Chandler, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tx Tech Univ Hlth Sci Ctr Sch Of Med, Lubbock Tx 79430
Graduation Year: 1996

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Ivia Landro Garelick, MD
Chandler, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr. Reyna Lynn Cuellar
(480) 262-0470
1580 E San Tan St
Chandler, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Robert Quinones Murillo
(480) 775-4030
2423 W Enfield Way
Chandler, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Maria Dolores Martinez, MD
(602) 406-4645
3600 North Third Ave
Chandler, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ De Navarra, Fac De Med, Pamplona, Spain
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Duke University Med Ctr, Durham, Nc

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Ankur Manharlal Bant, MD
3940 S Nebraska St
Chandler, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

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Dr. Julie Ann Jervis
(708) 747-5311
1904 W Periwinkle Way
Chandler, AZ
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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