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Baby Acne Treatment Cumberland 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.

Sue Gundry V Raver, MD
PO Box 1745
Cumberland, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics, Public Health And General Preventive Medecine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hosp And Med Ctr Of C, Cumberland, Md
Group Practice: Adolescent Medicine

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Dr. Debra Bowles Hurtt
(301) 724-7616
500 Greene St
Cumberland, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Nuber Susan M Faap
(301) 724-7616
500 Greene Street
Cumberland, MD
 
Shafiei Mohammad Dr
(301) 777-7470
902 Seton Drive
Cumberland, MD
 
Celestino M Menchavez, MD
(301) 777-2724
1123 Bishop Walsh Rd
Cumberland, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1998

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Dr. Sue Gundry V Raver
(801) 357-7707
PO Box 1745
Cumberland, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Byron Allen Haworth Jr, DO
(301) 724-7616
500 Greene St
Cumberland, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med, Lewisburg Wv 24901
Graduation Year: 1992

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New Vision Laser Center
(301) 722-4000
2 Frederick Street
Cumberland, MD
 
Children's Medical Group PA
(301) 724-7616
500 Greene Street
Cumberland, MD
 
Villanueva Romulo MD
(301) 759-2555
913 Seton Drive
Cumberland, 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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