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Baby Acne Treatment Goodyear AZ

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. Sandra M Roca
(623) 925-0481
16625 W Melvin St
Goodyear, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Jennifer Maitra
(713) 605-8989
195 E La Mar Blvd
Goodyear, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Scott Simon D MD
(623) 935-5522
13555 West McDowell Road Suite 103
Goodyear, AZ
 
Heather Irene Davis, MD
(816) 561-8100
Goodyear, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1998

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Sandra M Roca, MD
(623) 925-0481
16625 W Melvin St
Goodyear, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

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Melody Cassels, MD
16285 W Tonto St
Goodyear, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Heather Irene Gosnell, MD, FAAP
(623) 856-4022
18349 W Piedmont Rd
Goodyear, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1998

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Maitra Jennifer MD
(623) 882-0077
195 East La Mar Boulevard
Goodyear, AZ
 
Fred Paul Shulski, MD
(623) 846-7575
16362 W Mohave St
Goodyear, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: East Carolina Univ Sch Of Med, Greenville Nc 27858
Graduation Year: 1998

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Blick Shawn MD
(623) 935-5522
13555 West McDowell Road Suite 103
Goodyear, AZ
 
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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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