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Baby Acne Treatment Goldsboro NC

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.

Tod S Russell
(919) 722-0928
1050 Jabara Ave
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Federico Aguilar, MD
(808) 448-6282
1050 Jabarrah Ave
Goldsboro, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Caribe Sch Of Med, Bayamon Pr 00621
Graduation Year: 1980

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Edwards Vance MD
(919) 734-1866
2700 Medical Office Place
Goldsboro, NC
 
Larry C Nickens
(919) 734-4736
2706 Medical Office Place
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Robert B Dunmire
(501) 225-8821
2809 McLamb Pl
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Federico Aguilar
(919) 722-0928
1050 Jabarrah Ave
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Cory Bean
(919) 734-4036
2706 Medical Office Place
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Cory Duane Bean
(252) 816-3041
2706 Medical Office Pl
Goldsboro, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Eastern Medical Associates PA
(919) 734-1779
2609 Medical Office Place
Goldsboro, NC
 
Dr. Renee Elizabeth Valach
(919) 736-4934
2701 Medical Office Pl
Goldsboro, NC
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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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