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Baby Acne Treatment Chipley FL

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.

Radwan Sabbagh, MD
(850) 638-6240
PO Box 648
Chipley, FL
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1988

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Fred Lavender, MD, FAAP
(904) 638-1612
PO Box 236H
Chipley, FL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1946

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Dr. Fred Lavender
(904) 638-1612
PO Box 236H
Chipley, FL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Diane Murphy
(904) 549-3053
653 W 8th St
Jacksonville, FL
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Stephen E Landay MD
(352) 331-6830
7109 NW 11th Pl.
Gainesville, FL
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Dr. Edward Herman Seeliger
(850) 415-8157
877 3rd St
Chipley, FL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Edward Herman Seeliger, MD
(850) 415-8157
877 3rd St
Chipley, FL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dr. Radwan Sabbagh
(850) 638-6240
PO Box 648
Chipley, FL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Robert Scott Appleton, MD
(407) 902-2866
3813 Oakwater Cir
Orlando, FL
Business
Thomas P Carson MD & Robert Scott Appleton MD
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Milton M Aponte, MD
(772) 785-8989
380 SW Prima Vista Blvd
Port Saint Lucie, FL
Business
Cornerstone Pediatrics
Specialties
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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