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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.

Alan A DeAngelis, MD
(262) 251-7500
N84 W16889 Menomonee Ave
Menomonee Falls, WI
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Advanced Healthcare Menomonee Falls Clinic
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Ma Remedios Quejada-Baylon
(414) 342-2511
756 N 35th St
Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Asheesh Mehrotra MD
(414) 344-5040
635 North 35th Street
Milwaukee, WI
 
Ma Remedios MD
(414) 344-5040
635 North 35th Street
Milwaukee, WI
 
Rodney Richard Mayhorn, MD
(414) 933-2009
933 N 29th St
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2002

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Sarah B Williams Cobbs, MD
(414) 934-6082
3522 W Lisbon Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1973

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Christopher Donohoe, MD
(414) 935-8000
3522 W Lisbon Ave
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 2001

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Sandra T Montano
(414) 345-3000
535 N 27th St
Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Asheesh Mehrotra, MD
635 N 35th St
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kgs Med Coll, Univ Of Lucknow, Lucknow, Up, India
Graduation Year: 2000

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Anthony Coe, MD
(414) 342-3337
756 N 35th St
Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1956

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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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