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Baby Acne Treatment Deming NM

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.

Lafon George MD
(505) 546-6548
850 West Florida Street
Deming, NM
 
Hasan Adnan, MD
(505) 546-6577
903 S Gold Ave
Deming, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dr. Mohammad Zia Ullah
(505) 546-6577
903 S Gold Ave
Deming, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

The Deming Women's Center
(505) 546-6548
850 West Florida Street
Deming, NM
 
Olubukunola A Adesanya, MD
(505) 544-2800
850 W Florida St
Deming, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ogun State Univ, Coll Of Hlth Sci, Ogun, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr. Hasan Adnan
(505) 546-6577
903 S Gold Ave
Deming, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Homsi Bassam MD
(505) 544-7280
122 South Gold Avenue
Deming, NM
 
Dr. Olubukunola A Adesanya
(505) 544-2800
850 W Florida St
Deming, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Mimbres Health Maintenance Associates PC
(505) 546-6548
850 West Florida Street
Deming, NM
 
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(505) 544-7280
122 South Gold Avenue
Deming, NM
 
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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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