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Baby Acne Treatment Flagstaff AZ

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. Leonard Albert Wright
(928) 522-8116
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Nina Souders, MD, FAAP
(928) 213-6101
2500 N Rose St
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1998

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Leonard Albert Wright, MD
(928) 522-8116
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1955

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Sheila Mary Mackell, MD
(415) 285-6960
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1985

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Mary Alice Berger, MD
(928) 607-4048
6047 E Abineau Canyon Dr
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1997

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Coconino Neurology Services
(928) 527-1434
2308 North 4th Street
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Leonard Albert Wright, MD
(602) 523-2131
7731 Pine Canyon Dr
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1955

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Johnson Thomas W MD
(928) 527-1434
2308 North 4th Street
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Dr. Nina Souders
(928) 213-6101
2500 N Rose St
Flagstaff, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Hoover Steven L MD
(928) 527-1434
2308 North 4th Street
Flagstaff, AZ
 
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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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