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Baby Acne Treatment Los Alamos NM

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.

Rodney J Barker M D
(505) 661-3030
3917 West Road
Los Alamos, NM
 
Smith Fredrica MD
(505) 662-9400
3917 West Road Suite D
Los Alamos, NM
 
Dr. Thomas Attila Csanadi
(505) 662-4236
3917 West Rd
Los Alamos, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Mary Ellen Csanadi, MD
(505) 662-4236
3917 West Rd Ste 128
Los Alamos, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 1990

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Schoonover Shelley Dr
(505) 662-4234
Los Alamos Medical Centre
Los Alamos, NM
 
Dr. Shelley P Schoonover
(505) 662-4234
3917 West Rd
Los Alamos, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Michael Warren Nichols, MD
(505) 662-4234
3917 West Rd
Los Alamos, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1979

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Dr.John Neal
(505) 662-3073
3917 West Rd # 128
Los Alamos, NM
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr. Irene J Uhrik Boone
(505) 672-9867
Los Alamos, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. John Bennett Neal
(505) 662-4234
Medical Center Suite 128
Los Alamos, NM
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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