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Baby Acne Treatment Gallup 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. Geri Sue Ignace
(414) 860-1219
3303 Box Canyon Ave
Gallup, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Flor J Caballar Gonzaga
(505) 863-1820
2111 College Dr
Gallup, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Flor J Caballar Gonzaga, MD
(505) 863-1820
2111 College Dr
Gallup, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics, Child Neurology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Mem Med Ctr, Quezon City
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Rehoboth Mc Kinley Christian H, Gallup, Nm
Group Practice: Rehoboth Mckinley Health Clnc

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Rmchcs-Behavioral Health Services
(505) 726-6900
650 Vanden Bosch Parkway
Gallup, NM
 
Michelle Anne Stam-Mac Laren, MD
2111 College Dr
Gallup, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr. Teicha Cecile Wilson
(505) 722-5644
3316 Box Canyon Ave
Gallup, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Roni Lane, MD
516 Nizhoni Blvd
Gallup, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1997

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James Joseph Campbell
(505) 722-1000
516 E. Nizhoni Blvd.
Gallup, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Leamon L Davenport, DO
(732) 556-1597
Gallup, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1999

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Gary A Escudero, MD
(505) 722-1000
1006 Susan Ave
Gallup, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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