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Baby Acne Treatment Lorton 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.

Teodora-Rowena B Clanor, MD
(703) 237-4000
Lorton, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1991

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Wesley Scott Ashton, MD
Lorton, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr. Maria Fe Paraguya
(703) 323-4093
Lorton, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Renato Daing, MD
(703) 799-4059
Lorton, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1986

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Dr. Mona Rewari
(610) 988-8000
Lorton, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Teodora-Rowena B Clanor
(703) 237-4000
Lorton, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Makonnen K Zelleke, MD
(703) 690-0327
8986 Birch Bay Cir
Lorton, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Addis Ababa Univ, Fac Of Med, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Haile Sellassie)
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Potomac Hospital, Woodbridge, Va

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Dr. Wesley Scott Ashton
(912) 354-5814
Lorton, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Christine Chon Sunia, DO
(703) 204-6652
9095 Furey Rd
Lorton, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

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Dr. Christine Chon Sunia
(703) 204-6652
9095 Furey Rd
Lorton, 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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