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Baby Acne Treatment Espanola NM

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. Chelsea Denise Kirby
(505) 367-0360
1010 Spruce St Ste E
Espanola, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jonathan Holt Truex, MD
(715) 358-1000
Espanola, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Ciudad Juarez, Esc De Med, Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua
Graduation Year: 1986

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Martin Patrick DO
(505) 753-7395
620 Coronado Avenue
Espanola, NM
 
Dr. Sadye Yvonne Conner
(908) 789-2787
1010 Spruce St
Espanola, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Hayes Leslie MD
(505) 753-7395
620 Coronado Avenue
Espanola, NM
 
Dr. Najeeb K A Ansari
1010 Spruce St
Espanola, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Health Centers of Northern New Ico-Administrtn OFC
(505) 753-9503
711 Bond Street
Espanola, NM
 
Bjorklund Mark MD
(505) 753-7395
620 Coronado Avenue
Espanola, NM
 
Van Andel Brent MD
(505) 753-7395
620 Coronado Avenue
Espanola, NM
 
Chelsea Denise Kirby, MD
(505) 367-0360
1010 Spruce St Ste E
Espanola, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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