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Baby Acne Treatment Kalamazoo MI

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.

Brouwer Robert D MD
(269) 343-1636
601 John Street Suite W-403
Kalamazoo, MI
 
George C Whitaker, MD
(619) 343-0377
1535 Gull Rd Ste 120
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Borgess Med Ctr, Kalamazoo, Mi; Bronson Methodist Hosp, Kalamazoo, Mi
Group Practice: Midwest Eye Care

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Dr. Glen Douglas Libby
(269) 341-8986
601 John St
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Advanced Hypertension Center
(269) 344-7921
1717 Shaffer Street Suite 018
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Seth William Malin, MD
(616) 341-6469
601 John St Ste E-352
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Bronson Methodist Hosp, Kalamazoo, Mi

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Healthcare Midwest-Ear Nose Throat HED & NCK Srgry
(269) 381-0180
601 John Street
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Gardner J A
(269) 381-2920
524 South Park Street
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Robert E Dempsey
(269) 337-6375
1722 Shaffer St
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Falk Jerrold S MD
(269) 349-1800
1634 Gull Road
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Glen Douglas Libby, MD
(269) 341-8986
601 John St
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Bronson Methodist Hosp, Kalamazoo, Mi
Group Practice: Pediatric Critical Care

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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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