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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.

Children First
(703) 441-8998
515 North Main Street # 101
Dumfries, VA
 
Dumfries Pediatrics
(703) 441-8998
17616 Main Street
Dumfries, VA
 
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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Mohamed Tarek H El Mawan, MD
(703) 492-7771
14904 Jefferson Davis Hwy Ste 204
Woodbridge, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cairo, Fac Of Med, Cairo, Egypt (330-02 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1976

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Assefi Ali R MD
(703) 368-7673
2010 Opitz Boulevard Suite D
Woodbridge, VA
 
Dr. Indira Sinha
(703) 441-8998
17616 Main St
Dumfries, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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Clinton Mark J Fccp
(703) 878-0924
2296 Opitz Boulevard
Woodbridge, VA
 
Dr. Prakash D Adawadkar
(703) 670-0300
4201 Dale Blvd
Dale City, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Krishna Prasad Madiraju, MD
2024 Opitz Blvd Ste A
Woodbridge, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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