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Baby Acne Treatment Columbia MD

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.

Rona L Stein, MD
(410) 902-7710
5 Park Center Ct
Owings Mills, MD
Business
Valley Pediatric Associates LLC
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Dr. David Joseph Monroe
(410) 884-4888
5755 Cedar Ln Dept Pd
Columbia, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Henri F W Merrick, MD
(301) 621-5437
10630 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1982

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Zehra A Sinnar, MD
(410) 337-1000
6111 Triangle Dr
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1968

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Laurel Bell
(410) 884-4888
5755 Cedar Ln
Columbia, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Rosalie Marinelli, MD
(410) 997-6400
8821 Columbia 100 Pkwy
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1981

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Nancy M Rofalikos, DO
(210) 692-0358
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1994

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Richard Scott Strahlman
(410) 964-6300
5450 Knoll North Dr
Columbia, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Suzanne Michele Greth
(410) 730-7577
Apt #190 5286 Cedar Lane
Columbia, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Gary Blechman, MD
(410) 740-7557
5755 Cedar Ln
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Witwatersrand, Med Sch, Johannesburg, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1979

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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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