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Baby Acne Treatment Midlothian 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.

Patricia Rojko Mulreany, MD
(804) 794-2821
13821 Village Mill Dr
Midlothian, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr. Peter Patrick Blakey
(804) 794-2821
13821A Village Mill Dr
Midlothian, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Gordon Neil Kellett
(804) 794-2821
13821 Village Mill Dr
Midlothian, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Patricia Rojko Mulreany
(804) 794-2821
13821 Village Mill Dr
Midlothian, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Louis Ivan Weisberg, MD
(804) 287-7133
1201 Walton Creek Dr
Midlothian, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1981

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Peter Patrick Blakey
(804) 794-2821
13821 Village Mill Dr
Midlothian, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Miller David MD Virginia Physicians Inc
(804) 794-2821
13821 Village Mill Drive
Midlothian, VA
 
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(804) 794-7788
13700 Street Francis Boulevard
Midlothian, VA
 
Ted Roger Abernathy, MD
(804) 794-2821
13821A Village Mill Dr
Midlothian, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1970

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Margaret R Campbell, MD
(804) 794-2821
13821 Village Mill Dr
Midlothian, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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