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Baby Acne Treatment Gretna LA

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.

Richard M Doskey, MD
(504) 738-1604
9605 Jefferson Hwy
River Ridge, LA
Business
Physicians of River Ridge
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Fisher Marc Alan Dr
(504) 361-0234
12 Westbank Expressway # A
Gretna, LA
 
Marc Alan Fisher, MD
(504) 361-0234
12A Westbank Expy Ste 100
Gretna, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Lakeside Hosp, Metairie, La; Meadowcrest Hosp, Terrytown, La; West Jefferson Med Ctr, Marrero, La; Memorial Med Ctr -Baptist Cam, New Orleans, La; Touro Infirmary, New Orleans, La; Childrens Hosp, New Orleans, La
Group Practice: Fisher Pediat

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Hebert Corey J MD
(504) 368-7337
515 Westbank Expressway
Gretna, LA
 
Nguyen Hai N MD
(504) 364-1844
1221 Amelia Street
Gretna, LA
 
Dang Thiem MD
(504) 364-1844
1221 Amelia Street
Gretna, LA
 
Hai Nam Nguyen, MD
1221 Amelia St
Gretna, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr. Roselyn C St Etienne
(504) 368-7337
515 Westbank Expy Ste 1
Gretna, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

St Etienne Roselyn MD
(504) 368-7337
515 Westbank Expressway
Gretna, LA
 
Marc Fisher
(504) 361-0234
12a Westbank Expy
Gretna, LA
Specialty
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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