dad dads
Returning User? Login Here

Baby Acne Treatment Harleysville PA

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.

Mary Kline, MD
(215) 247-1172
7700 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA
Business
Kids First Chestnut Hill
Specialties
Pediatrics

Data Provided By:
Dr. Thomas John Hipp
(773) 889-4501
270 Main St
Harleysville, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Edward P Rothstein, MD, FAAP
270 Main St
Harleysville, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1967

Data Provided By:
Dr. Anuta Dolha
(252) 814-5246
109 Carlton Ct
Harleysville, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Barbara Pyle Homeier, MD
706 Main St
Harleysville, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1995

Data Provided By:
Anuta Dolha, MD
109 Carlton Ct
Harleysville, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

Data Provided By:
Dr. Michael Louis Szatkowski
(215) 955-6523
Harleysville, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Hipp Thomas J MD
(215) 256-1999
270 Main Street
Harleysville, PA
 
Casher Danielle MD
(215) 256-1999
270 Main Street
Harleysville, PA
 
Thomas Ignatius Kennedy, MD
(215) 256-1999
270 Main St
Harleysville, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1982

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreatDad.com