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Baby Acne Treatment Dumfries VA

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.

Dumfries Pediatrics
(703) 441-8998
17616 Main Street
Dumfries, VA
 
Dr. Indira Sinha
(703) 441-8998
17616 Main St
Dumfries, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Children First
(703) 441-8998
515 North Main Street # 101
Dumfries, VA
 
Dr. Ali R Jadidi
(703) 492-1400
14904 Jefferson Davis Hwy Ste 207
Woodbridge, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Ali R Jadidi, MD
(703) 492-1400
14904 Jefferson Davis Hwy Ste 207
Woodbridge, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1997

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Indira Sinha, MD
(703) 441-8998
17616 Main St
Dumfries, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Nalanda Med Coll, Magadh Univ, Patna, Bihar, India
Graduation Year: 1985

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G Wilderbrathwaite, MD
(202) 884-5000
Dumfries, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1993

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Marshall Leroy Upshur, MD
(703) 490-7674
14989 Neabsco Overlook
Woodbridge, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1979

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Dr. Aster Araya
(540) 772-4453
2300 Opitz Blvd
Woodbridge, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Priyadarshini Srinivasan
(703) 784-1715
3259 Catlin Ave
Quantico, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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