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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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Dorothy M Brewster Lee, MD
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1978

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Smita N Vazarkar, MD
(410) 884-4888
5755 Cedar Ln Dept PEDS
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mahatma Gandhi Inst Of Med Sci, Nagpur Univ, Wardha, Maharashtra
Graduation Year: 1987

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Dr. Cathleen J Mc Grath
(410) 880-4215
9145 Guilford Rd
Columbia, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Nicholas Donkor
(301) 422-3746
7009 Jeweled Hand Cir
Columbia, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Webster Philip L MD
(410) 997-2050
Medical Arts Building
Columbia, MD
 
Levine Edward Dr
(410) 964-5303
2 Knoll North Drive
Columbia, MD
 
Urologic Sugery Associates
(410) 715-2090
10700 Charter Drive
Columbia, MD
 
Michael Gary Lasser, MD
(914) 737-3346
6345 Woodside Ct
Columbia, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1977

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Schaefer Edward W Jr MD
(410) 964-8777
11055 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD
 
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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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