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Baby Acne Treatment Farmington 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.

Preston Herrington III, MD
(505) 327-2570
622 W Maple St Ste F
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: San Juan Reg Med Ctr, Farmington, Nm
Group Practice: San Juan Pediatrics

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R Stephen Rankin, MD
(505) 327-2570
622 W Maple St Ste F
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1993

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Martinez Michael J SURG
(505) 327-9111
2300 East 30th Street
Farmington, NM
 
Diana Lynn Drinko, MD
(505) 327-2570
622 W Maple St Ste F
Farmington, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: San Juan Reg Med Ctr, Farmington, Nm

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Richard Grenville Diedrich
(505) 327-4796
1001 D W. Broadway
Farmington, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Karen Gelfand
(505) 324-4550
622 W Maple St
Farmington, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Michael Welch Rankin
(505) 324-4550
622 W Maple St
Farmington, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

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.Peggy Tolliver
(505) 324-4550
622 W Maple St
Farmington, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

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San Juan Nephrology Associates LLC
(505) 564-9332
634 West Pinon Street
Farmington, NM
 
Rivet Raul MD
(505) 564-8073
555 South Schwartz Avenue
Farmington, NM
 
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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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