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Baby Acne Treatment Germantown MD

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.

Washington Sinus Center
(301) 515-6314
20528 Boland Farm Road
Germantown, MD
 
David Anthony Granger, MD
(301) 540-5731
19043 Steeple Pl
Germantown, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 2001

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Gary Brecher, MD
(301) 972-9559
20400 Observation Dr Ste 205
Germantown, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1960

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Robert J Gancayco
(301) 515-5414
20500 Seneca Meadows Pkwy
Germantown, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Woods Monika M MD
(301) 540-0555
19501 Doctors Drive
Germantown, MD
 
Dr. Minakshi S Sukumar
Germantown, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Brian Jonathan Hickok
(708) 216-8563
19735 Germantown Rd Ste 200
Germantown, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Community Radiology Associates Inc
(301) 428-2884
20528 Boland Farm Road Suite 110
Germantown, MD
 
DeNise A Lowe
(301) 972-9559
20400 Observation Dr
Germantown, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(301) 540-7496
19803 Executive Park Cir
Germantown, MD
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Pediatrics

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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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