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Baby Acne Treatment Kenner LA

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.

Richard M Doskey, MD
(504) 738-1604
9605 Jefferson Hwy
River Ridge, LA
Business
Physicians of River Ridge
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Minnie Marlene Buis, MD
(504) 454-0512
4709 Janice Ave
Kenner, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Northshore Reg Med Ctr, Slidell, La
Group Practice: Physicians Services Of LA

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Jones Brandi Dr
(504) 443-9500
Ochsner Clinic
Kenner, LA
 
Carmen Rosario Begue, MD
Kenner, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Prog Acad De Med, Lima, Peru
Graduation Year: 1982

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Lambert-Lanasa Carol A Dr
(504) 443-9500
Ochsner Clinic
Kenner, LA
 
Dr. Wendi S De Frank
(801) 582-9342
4000 Saint Blase Dr
Kenner, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Samuel Young Brown, MD
3813 Williams Blvd
Kenner, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1967

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Asadifar Marzi MD
(504) 443-9500
Ochsner Clinic
Kenner, LA
 
Dr. Carmen Rosario Begue
(337) 550-8530
Kenner, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Lanasa Joseph A Jr MD APMC
(504) 464-8787
200 West Esplanade Avenue Suite 305
Kenner, LA
 
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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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