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Baby Acne Treatment Los Lunas 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.

Joseph Antonio Martinez, MD
(505) 866-7301
1021 Canal Blvd SW
Los Lunas, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med, La Jolla Ca 92093
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr. Shawn L Ralston
(505) 272-5551
1259 Highway 314 NW
Los Lunas, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Shawn L Ralston, MD
(505) 272-5551
1259 Highway 314 NW
Los Lunas, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tx A & M Univ Coll Of Med, College Station Tx 77843
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr. Robert Eugene Sapien
(505) 272-6024
320 LaEntrada Rd
Tome, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Stephen Cohen
(505) 864-5454
609 Christopher Dr
Belen, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Michelle Patricia Olmsted, MD, FAAP
(505) 865-4618
1259 Highway 314 NW
Los Lunas, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr. Joseph Antonio Martinez
(505) 866-7301
1021 Canal Blvd SW
Los Lunas, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Robert Eugene Sapien, MD
(505) 272-6024
320 LaEntrada Rd
Tome, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1986

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Albuquerque Pulmonary Consultants
(505) 842-5105
610 Dalies Avenue
Belen, NM
 
Dr. Stephen Usher Cohen
(505) 864-5454
609 Christopher Dr
Belen, 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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