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Baby Acne Treatment Merrillville IN

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.

Brenda J Thompson
(219) 887-9611
6111 Harrison St 320
Merrillville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine

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Pallone Jennifer A DO
(219) 769-0777
521 East 86th Avenue
Merrillville, IN
 
University of Chicago Pediatrics Specialists
(219) 756-1200
8528 Broadway
Merrillville, IN
 
James A Jones Md PC
(219) 795-1309
101 East 89th Avenue
Merrillville, IN
 
Uro-Surgery Associates LLC
(219) 736-1255
400 West 84th Drive
Merrillville, IN
 
Katz Arthur H Surgeon
(219) 769-8441
333 West 89th Avenue Suite W4
Merrillville, IN
 
Clark Edward Kramer, MD
(219) 791-1580
300 W 80th Pl
Merrillville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1973

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(219) 736-9580
8500 Broadway
Merrillville, IN
 
Dr. Darlene Sekerez
(219) 662-0700
Merrillville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(219) 769-0777
521 East 86th Avenue
Merrillville, IN
 
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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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