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Baby Acne Treatment Chantilly VA

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.

Candace Fugate
(703) 481-8600
3914 Centreville Rd
Chantilly, VA
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Pediatrics

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Dr. Shannon Elaine Price
(703) 327-0075
43063 Peacock Market Plz Ste 150
South Riding, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Katherine Legare Kruse
(910) 692-2444
PO Box 1755
Centreville, VA
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Pediatrics

John David Farrell
(703) 327-0075
43063 Peacock Market Plz
Chantilly, VA
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Pediatrics

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Dr. Arlene Risk Boykin
(202) 342-2042
25824 Flintonbridge Dr
Chantilly, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Lynn Darby Fogarty, MD, FAAP
(703) 327-0075
43063 Peacock Market Plz
South Riding, VA
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Pediatrics
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Male
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Graduation Year: 2000

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Benjamin Phillip Reynolds
(703) 327-0075
43063 Peacock Market Plz
Chantilly, VA
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(703) 327-0075
43063 Peacock Market Plz
South Riding, VA
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Pediatrics

Dr.JOHN FARRELL
(703) 327-0075
25055 Riding Plaza #150
Chantilly, VA
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M
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Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1992
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Pediatrician
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(202) 865-1592
Chantilly, VA
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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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