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Baby Acne Treatment Leesville 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.

Ghanta Guru P Dr
(337) 239-4130
1015 West Fertitta Boulevard
Leesville, LA
 
Mirza Ashhab Beg, MD
935 Verone Ter
Leesville, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1990

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Naila I Khateeb, MD
(318) 392-0895
161 Pinehill Manor Dr
Leesville, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Sind Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1990

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(337) 392-1000
1022 Port Arthur Terrace
Leesville, LA
 
Dr.Mirza Beg
935 Verone Ter
Leesville, LA
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Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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(337) 238-9063
1022 Port Arthur Ter
Leesville, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology

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(337) 239-4130
1015 West Fertitta Boulevard
Leesville, LA
 
Leesville Diagnostic Center
(337) 239-2992
506 South 6th Street
Leesville, LA
 
Fatima Jabeen MD
(337) 392-1545
935 South Verone Street
Leesville, LA
 
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301 West Fertitta Boulevard
Leesville, 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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