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Baby Acne Treatment New Orleans LA

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.

Richard M Doskey, MD
(504) 738-1604
9605 Jefferson Hwy
River Ridge, LA
Business
Physicians of River Ridge
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Roach Martha B Dr
(504) 842-4083
Ochsner Clinic
New Orleans, LA
 
Sushil Anandh Prabakaran, MD
(504) 988-5458
1430 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2002

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Maria Malaya Dorotan, MD
(504) 988-5458
1430 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

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Ferral Hector MD
(504) 568-4646
1542 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 
Brazzini Augusto MD
(504) 568-4646
1532 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 
Delia Channell Morgan, MD
1415 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1997

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Mejia Maria MD
(504) 412-1517
2020 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA
 
William Gill
(504) 988-2300
1415 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Lawrence E Montelibano, MD
1542 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 2002

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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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