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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.

Frank A Pedreira, MD, FAAP
(301) 540-0555
19501 Doctors Dr
Germantown, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1963

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Dr. Radhika J Manikumar
(240) 361-1205
13038 Town Commons Dr
Germantown, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Deborah Erin Engel, MD
(202) 249-8020
13510 Ansel Ter
Germantown, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 2002

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

Brecher Gary MD
(301) 972-9559
20528 Boland Farm Road Suite 204
Germantown, MD
 
Dr. June Rae Cohen Pollack
(410) 321-7700
12900 Middlebrook Rd
Germantown, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Feroli Edward J MD
(301) 540-0555
19501 Doctors Drive
Germantown, MD
 
Dettelbach Mark A MD
(301) 515-6314
20528 Boland Farm Road
Germantown, MD
 
Dr.Frank Pedreira
(301) 540-0555
19501 Doctors Drive
Germantown, MD
Gender
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Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1963
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Hospital: Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville, Md
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Marcia L Ehrmann, MD
(301) 972-6019
18911 Ebbtide Cir
Germantown, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

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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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