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Baby Acne Treatment Newark DE

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.

Wilmington Neurology Consultants
(302) 892-9400
620 Stanton Christiana R Suite 201
Newark, DE
 
Katherine L Esterly, MD
(302) 733-4200
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Rd PO Box 6001,
Newark, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1951
Hospital
Hospital: Christiana Care -Wilmington, Wilmington, De
Group Practice: Christiana Care

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Cohn Neal B MD
(302) 368-8612
4735 Ogletown Stanton Road
Newark, DE
 
Goodill John J MD
(302) 836-4900
Glasgow Medical Centre
Newark, DE
 
Joseph Anthony Vitale
(302) 368-1562
4735 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Ephigenia Koumatos Giannoukos, MD, FAAP
(302) 738-0559
E-66 Omega Dr
Newark, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1979

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Richard Chas Schmidt, MD
(228) 374-5800
4755 Ogletown/stanton Road,
Newark, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1964

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Dr. Kathleen Barbara Muller
(302) 737-1088
156 Starr Rd
Newark, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Narvaez A MD
(302) 453-1001
2602 Eastburn Centre
Newark, DE
 
Victoria A LeVin
(302) 368-8612
4735 Ogletown Stanton Rd
Newark, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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