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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.

Townsend John B MD
(302) 656-2527
774 Christiana Road
Newark, DE
 
Ismail Hummayun MD
(302) 633-9033
4923 Ogletown Stanton Road
Newark, DE
 
Leviton Michael MD
(302) 737-5990
40 Polly Drummond Hill
Newark, DE
 
Dr.Sangita Modi
(302) 737-3281
314 E Main St # 101
Newark, DE
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1997
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Hospital: Christiana Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dietrich Christine MD
(302) 738-9100
24 Omega Drive # 28
Newark, DE
 
Dr. Neftali Ayeras Martinez
(302) 453-9500
2606 Eastburn Ctr
Newark, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Allen Friedland, MD
(302) 733-2313
4755 Ogletown Stanton Rd,
Newark, DE
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1993

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(610) 459-3763
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Rd (H)
Newark, DE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Edell Steven L DO
(302) 738-9100
24 Omega Drive # 28
Newark, DE
 
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(302) 994-9692
537 Stanton Christiana R
Newark, DE
 
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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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