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Baby Acne Treatment Chester 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.

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. Cynthia Gombar Dembofsky
(610) 447-6707
1 Medical Center Blvd
Chester, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Sudhi Agrawal, MD
(610) 447-6680
PO Box 1suite40230 Medical Center Blvd
Chester, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Gsvm Med Coll, Kanpur Univ, Kanpur, Up, India
Graduation Year: 1970

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Thomas Henry Kowalski, MD
(414) 421-1667
1 Medical Center Blvd
Chester, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1963

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English Dupree Willis, MD
(610) 447-6680
30 Medical Center Blvd Ste 402
Chester, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1978

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

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Lakambini Domen Recla, MD
(610) 874-2460
206 E 9th St
Chester, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Visayas, Gullas Coll Of Med, Mandawe City, Cebu
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dr. Araz Tawfique
(408) 423-8620
30 Medical Center Blvd Ste 402
Chester, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Donna Pride Scott, MD
(610) 447-2107
1 Medical Center Blvd
Chester, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1990

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Himelstein Rima MD
(610) 490-1755
1701 Upland Street
Chester, 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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