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Baby Acne Treatment New Bern NC

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. Charles Marston Crawford
(419) 893-1880
New Bern, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Steven Mark Engel
(919) 637-3799
1700 Neuse Blvd
New Bern, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Lasater John D SURG
(252) 633-8817
New Bern Urology Cli
New Bern, NC
 
Steven Marck Engel
(252) 637-3799
1700 Neuse Blvd
New Bern, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Karen S Harum, MD
(252) 672-0427
PO Box 13724
New Bern, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1987

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Kristi Dawn Gordin, MD
(252) 636-1919
PO Box 13187
New Bern, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Morehouse Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30310
Graduation Year: 2000

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Montero Manuel MD
(252) 633-9262
3650 Neuse Boulevard
New Bern, NC
 
Charles Marston Crawford, MD
New Bern, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1998
Hospital
Hospital: Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, Nc

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Gunsten Gregory G PHYS
(252) 633-8817
New Bern Urology Cli
New Bern, NC
 
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(252) 633-9262
3650 Neuse Boulevard
New Bern, NC
 
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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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