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Baby Acne Treatment Dover DE

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.

Dr. Julia Marie Pillsbury
(302) 678-8333
125 Greentree Dr # 1
Dover, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Bridget Lavin Olsen
(302) 678-8333
125 Greentree Dr # 1
Dover, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Coar Daniel N MD
(302) 734-3227
748 South New Street
Dover, DE
 
Dr. Renee J Grob
(302) 678-8333
125 Greentree Dr # 1
Dover, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Vallorosi Christopher J MD
(302) 736-1320
740 South New Street
Dover, DE
 
Aixa Isabel Silvera-Schwartz, MD, FAAP
(302) 672-5650
102 W Water St
Dover, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1990

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Sheahan Kevin MD
(302) 672-5650
102 West Water Street
Dover, DE
 
Francis John Montone, DO
(302) 672-5650
1726 S Governors Ave
Dover, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Bay Health Med Ctr -Kent, Dover, De
Group Practice: Dupont Pediatrics

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(302) 672-5650
102 West Water Street
Dover, DE
 
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863 Buttner Place
Dover, DE
 
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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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