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Baby Acne Treatment Granger IN

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. Rita M Cortese
(574) 273-4959
51891 Quail Valley Dr
Granger, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Rita M Cortese, MD
(574) 273-4959
51891 Quail Valley Dr
Granger, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Ancona, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Ancona, Italy
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Logansport State Hosp, Logansport, In
Group Practice: Pediatric Advocates

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South Bend Clinic at Granger
(574) 243-4450
14950 State Road 23
Granger, IN
 
Dr. Frances Doyle Dwyer
(407) 644-4844
Granger, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Memorial Lighthouse Medical Imaging Center
(574) 647-2900
6901 North Main Street
Granger, IN
 
Daniel Eric Brier, MD
(574) 234-9555
Granger, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1988

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Dr. Jennifer Ann Nordby
(804) 426-1381
14225 Stonehurst Ct
Granger, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Daniel Eric Brier
(574) 234-9555
Granger, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Tyra Denee Gaylord
(574) 271-7295
15446 Regis Ct
Granger, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Tyra Denee Gaylord, MD
(574) 271-7295
15446 Regis Ct
Granger, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hosp Of South Bend, South Bend, In; St Josephs Med Ctr, South Bend, In

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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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