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Baby Acne Treatment Harrisonburg 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.

Harrisonburg Urology Associates PLC
(540) 434-7622
644 University Boulevard # A
Harrisonburg, VA
 
Dr. Marcia Sharon Defreese
(540) 234-8330
1947 Medical Ave
Harrisonburg, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Susan Lynn Newsome, MD, FAAP
(540) 434-0898
119 University Blvd Ste B
Harrisonburg, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1984

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Frank Wilson Gearing III, MD
(540) 434-3004
1947 Medical Ave
Harrisonburg, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg, Va
Group Practice: Harrisonburg Pediatrics

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Dr. Jon Richard Tomei
(540) 434-3004
1750 Broadridge Dr
Harrisonburg, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Neal Danny A MD
(540) 433-6041
353 Neff Avenue
Harrisonburg, VA
 
William Irvin Kilby
(540) 434-0898
3302 Reservoir St
Harrisonburg, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Christopher A Ashton
(540) 434-3004
1947 Medical Ave
Harrisonburg, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. William Joseph Allen Jr
(540) 434-3004
1947 Medical Ave
Harrisonburg, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

F Edward Comer
(540) 434-3004
1947 Medical Ave
Harrisonburg, VA
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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