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Baby Acne Treatment Lynchburg 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.

Stacey Ann Hinderliter, MD
(434) 947-6962
1900 Thomson Dr
Lynchburg, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1983

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Bowden Robert H Jr MD
(434) 385-7818
2919 Confederate Avenue
Lynchburg, VA
 
Dr. Craig Howard Gosdin
(804) 281-8376
105 Richeson Dr
Lynchburg, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Robert Milton Miles, MD
(434) 846-2244
1715 Thomson Dr
Lynchburg, VA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Lynchburg General Hospital, Lynchburg, Va; Virginia Baptist Hospital, Lynchburg, Va
Group Practice: Allergy & Asthma Assoc Lyncbrg

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Sackett Charles H MD
(434) 947-3944
2215 Landover Place
Lynchburg, VA
 
Central Virginia Imaging - Insurance and Billing
(434) 237-4241
113 Nationwide Drive
Lynchburg, VA
 
Lockridge Robert S Jr Md Physicians OFC
(434) 947-3954
103 Clifton Street
Lynchburg, VA
 
Jennifer Orndorff Burton, DO
(434) 845-7392
1922 Thomson Dr
Lynchburg, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Anesthesiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med, Lewisburg Wv 24901
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Virginia Baptist Hospital, Lynchburg, Va
Group Practice: Anesthesia Services-Lynchburg

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Khoury Joseph B PHYS
(434) 947-3963
2011 Tate Springs Road
Lynchburg, VA
 
Pond T Joseph MD
(434) 947-3944
2215 Landover Place
Lynchburg, VA
 
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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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