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Baby Acne Treatment Hampton VA

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.

Stanley H Gilbert Jr, MD
(757) 723-0010
Hampton, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1953

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Dr. Stanley H Gilbert
(804) 728-9707
219 Island Cove Ct Apt B
Hampton, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Marcella Harris Childs
(704) 782-1189
Hampton, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Vickie Cortessa Motley, MD
(757) 826-6889
2200 Executive Dr
Hampton, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1982

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Bachtell Dana L MD
(757) 594-2000
2100 Hartford Road
Hampton, VA
 
Dr. Stanley H Gilbert Jr
(757) 723-0010
Hampton, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Debra M Boyer, MD
191 Fox Hill Rd Ste A
Hampton, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1995

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Stanley H Gilbert, MD
(804) 728-9707
219 Island Cove Ct Apt B
Hampton, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1953

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Goldberg Alan MD
(757) 827-2350
4000 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA
 
Linda Catherine Leedie
(757) 838-8166
2115 Executive Dr
Hampton, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics, Pediatric Internist

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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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