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Baby Acne Treatment Chesterton IN

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. Robert Hipps
(219) 659-0073
Chesterton, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Renee Piggee Hill
(502) 454-4615
1120 S Calumet Rd
Chesterton, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Andree L Borle Walczak, MD
Chesterton, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Centre Med Univ, Fac De Med, Geneve, Switzerland (Univ De Geneve)
Graduation Year: 1954

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Renee Piggee Hill, MD
1120 S Calumet Rd
Chesterton, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1998

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Begum Razia MD
(219) 395-8819
810 Michael Drive
Chesterton, IN
 
Dr. Andree L Borle Walczak
(815) 971-2000
Chesterton, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Mirza Faisal MD
(219) 921-1366
810 Michael Drive
Chesterton, IN
 
Dr. Jagjeevan Rao Gandra
(317) 692-2363
3723 Franklin St
Chesterton, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jagjeevan Rao Gandra, MD
3723 Franklin St
Chesterton, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gandhi Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1979

Data Provided By:
Robert Hipps, MD
(219) 659-0073
Chesterton, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1997

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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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