dad dads
Returning User? Login Here

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.

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

Data Provided By:
Mary Lynn Poel, MD
(505) 863-1820
2111 College Dr
Gallup, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Rehoboth Mc Kinley Christian H, Gallup, Nm
Group Practice: Cibola Med Fndn Christian Med Assoc

Data Provided By:
Janet Marie Greenholz, MD
(505) 722-1000
305 E Logan Ave
Gallup, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tel Aviv Univ, Sackler Fac Of Med, Tel Aviv, Israel
Graduation Year: 1996

Data Provided By:
Michelle Anne Stam-Mac Laren, MD
2111 College Dr
Gallup, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1995

Data Provided By:
Dr. Kevin Patrick Sweeney
(505) 863-5020
516 Nizhoni Blvd
Gallup, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Richard Paul Stam, MD
(505) 863-1820
2111 College Dr
Gallup, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1964
Hospital
Hospital: Rehoboth Mc Kinley Christian H, Gallup, Nm
Group Practice: Rehoboth Mckinley Health Clnc

Data Provided By:
Michelle Elaine Melicosta
(505) 722-1000
516 Nizhoni Blvd
Gallup, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Data Provided By:
Michelle Stam-MacLaren
(505) 863-1820
2111 College Drive
Gallup, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Data Provided By:
Mary Poel
(505) 863-1820
2111 College Dr
Gallup, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Data Provided By:
Rmchcs-Behavioral Health Services
(505) 726-6900
650 Vanden Bosch Parkway
Gallup, NM
 
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreatDad.com