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Baby Acne Treatment Detroit MI

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.

Lee M Weinstein, MD
(248) 203-6620
36700 Woodward Ave
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Business
Child Health Associates
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Dr. Roberto Benejam
(313) 895-3947
2600 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Nirupama Kannikeswaran, MD
3901 Beaubien St
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Kilpauk Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1993

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Ifeyinwa Grace Nwogugu, MD
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Nnamdi Azikiwe Univ, Coll Of Hlth Sci, Nnewi, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1997

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Erawati Vishwas Bawle, MD
(313) 745-4513
3901 Beaubien St
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Medical Genetics, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Languages
Hindi
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1969

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Roberto Benejam, MD
(313) 895-3947
2600 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1983

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Patricia A Mercader, MD
(313) 875-5730
6500 John C Lodge Fwy
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1969

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Krouse John Md PhD
(313) 831-0960
4160 John R Street Suite 615
Detroit, MI
 
Dr. Yousuf Safar Benyamin
(313) 283-4616
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Vijay E Menon, MD
(313) 916-2600
2799 W Grand Blvd
Detroit, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Calicut Univ, Calicut, Kerala, India
Graduation Year: 1971

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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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