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Baby Acne Treatment Herndon 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.

Sigmund Linda MD
(703) 478-0601
1830 Town Center Drive
Herndon, VA
 
Quaye Ernest
(703) 471-6996
110 Elden Street
Herndon, VA
 
Geoffrey A Tetteyfio
(703) 471-6996
110 Elden St
Herndon, VA
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(703) 787-7638
722 Grant Street
Herndon, VA
 
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(703) 573-2432
110 Elden St # D
Herndon, VA
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Pediatrician
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(703) 444-1144
20 Pidgeon Hill Drive
Herndon, VA
 
Ernest Nii-Amu Quaye, MD
(703) 471-6996
110 Elden St Apt D
Herndon, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ghana, Med Sch, Accra, Ghana
Graduation Year: 1976

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(703) 471-6996
110 Elden St
Herndon, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ghana, Med Sch, Accra, Ghana
Graduation Year: 1975

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(703) 230-7201
464 Herndon Pkwy
Herndon, VA
Specialty
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(410) 283-4135
Herndon, VA
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Pediatrics
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Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1999

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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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