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Baby Acne Treatment Mercedes TX

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.

Dr. Felipe Miguel Avila
(956) 565-0900
224 S Texas Ave Ste A
Mercedes, TX
Specialty
Pediatrics

Juan A Jasso Magdaleno, MD
(956) 447-8224
Weslaco, TX
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nacl Auto De Mexico, Fac De Med, Mexico Df, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1989

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Gustavo Buentello, MD, FAAP
(210) 968-9571
1220 E 6th St
Weslaco, TX
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Alperin Jeremy E MD
(956) 968-6548
1302 East 8th Street
Weslaco, TX
 
Wilfredo Aulio Aviles, MD
(956) 968-3111
1313 E 6th St
Weslaco, TX
Specialties
Pediatrics, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De El Salvador, Fac De Med, San Salvador, El Salvador
Graduation Year: 1970

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Felipe Miguel Avila, MD
(956) 565-0900
224 S Texas Ave Ste A
Mercedes, TX
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst Sup De Cien Med De La Habana, La Habana, Cuba
Graduation Year: 1990

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Catarina Posada Tollast, MD
1313 E 6th St
Weslaco, TX
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Ecuador, Esc De Med, Fac De Cien Med, Quito, Ecuador
Graduation Year: 1986

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Reganti Reddy
(956) 969-2609
1010 S Airport Dr
Weslaco, TX
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Umesh K Pathak
(956) 969-2609
1010 S Airport Dr
Weslaco, TX
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Catarina Posada Tollast
(703) 922-1000
1313 E 6th St
Weslaco, TX
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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