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Baby Acne Treatment Mount Airy MD

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.

Frederick Pediatric Associates
(301) 829-6148
1502 South Main Street Suite 206
Mount Airy, MD
 
Faratan Navid P MD
(301) 829-6146
1502 South Main Street
Mount Airy, MD
 
Austein David H MD
(301) 831-7511
400 East Ridgeville Boulevard
Mount Airy, MD
 
Schwartz Melissa MD
(301) 831-7511
400 East Ridgeville Boulevard
Mount Airy, MD
 
Dr. Hoover Adger Jr
Woodbine, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Albert Morris S MD
(301) 831-7511
400 East Ridgeville Boulevard
Mount Airy, MD
 
Dr. Radha Nathan
(301) 829-6146
1502 S Main St Ste 206
Mount Airy, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. David Scott Miller
(412) 359-3682
1 N Main St
Mount Airy, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Radha Nathan, MD
(301) 829-6146
1502 S Main St Ste 206
Mount Airy, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Vijayanagara Inst Med Sci, Gulbarga Univ, Bellary, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Frederick Mem Hosp, Frederick, Md
Group Practice: Frederick Pediatric Assoc

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(301) 414-0023
9899 Main Street Suite 202
Damascus, MD
 
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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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