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Baby Acne Treatment Claymont DE

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.

Siobhan Lesley Irwin, MD, FAAP
(302) 479-0789
1F Quillen Bldg 3521 silverside Rd
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
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Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr. Darren Andrew Franczyk
(610) 565-5290
Marcus Hook, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Eric Bruce Shapiro
(610) 358-2410
1440 Conchester Hwy
Boothwyn, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Nirmala Ravikani Kothari, MD
(302) 475-0500
1805 Foulk Rd Ste E
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1973

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Dr.Ilene Boudreaux
(302) 479-5505
3521 Silverside Rd # 1B
Wilmington, DE
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Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Hospital: Christiana Hosp, Newark, De
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr.Joseph Disanto
(302) 478-7805
3521 Silverside Road #1a
Wilmington, DE
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M
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Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Regina Marie Simonetti, MD
(302) 478-7805
3521 Silverside Rd
Wilmington, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dr. Sarah Rachel Berg
(414) 955-2467
Dupont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Adebayo Adeola Oshodi, MD
(215) 924-3458
Apt E 2118 Haven Rd
Wilmington, DE
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Pediatrics
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Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2003

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(302) 479-9610
3521 Silverside Road
Wilmington, DE
 
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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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