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Baby Acne Treatment Elk Grove Village IL

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.

Sofia Salituro, MD
(847) 272-1005
4113 Dundee Rd
Northbrook, IL
Business
Sanders Court Pediatrics Ltd
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Salma K Khokha, MD
(847) 364-5188
901 Biesterfield Rd Ste 108
Elk Grove Village, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mgm Med Coll, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidhyalaya, Indore, Mp, India
Graduation Year: 1968

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Deborah Ann Santo, MD
(847) 981-3677
810 Biesterfield Rd Ste 105
Elk Grove Village, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1982

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Dr. Shirley Daley
(847) 434-4720
141 NW Point Blvd (H)
Elk Grove Village, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Abella Dennis DO
(847) 981-6061
810 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
 
Jeffrey Brian Pomeranz, MD
(847) 956-5461
126 Biesterfield Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1981

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MRI Imaging Specialists LLC of Elk Grove
(847) 290-8718
901 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
 
Dr. Joe Maxwell Sanders Jr
(847) 434-7500
141 Northwest Point Blvd
Elk Grove Village, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Flaster Samuel MD
(847) 364-4990
850 Biesterfield Road Suite 2005
Elk Grove Village, IL
 
DeBorah Ann Santo
(847) 981-3677
800 Biesterfield Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL
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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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