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Baby Acne Treatment Palm City FL

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.

Milton M Aponte, MD
(772) 785-8989
380 SW Prima Vista Blvd
Port Saint Lucie, FL
Business
Cornerstone Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Bideau Lynda A MD
(772) 219-4444
2676 Southwest Immanuel Drive
Palm City, FL
 
Dr. Kristen Veeder Walker
(772) 781-2701
3066 SW Martin Downs Blvd Ste E
Palm City, FL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Anne Marie Matese
(772) 219-4444
2676 Sw Immanuel Dr
Palm City, FL
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Edward J Saltzman
(772) 336-0705
12827 NW Cinnamon Way
Palm City, FL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Kristen Veeder Walker, MD
(772) 781-2701
3066 SW Martin Downs Blvd Ste E
Palm City, FL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1991

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Edward J Saltzman, MD, FAAP
(772) 336-0705
12827 NW Cinnamon Way
Palm City, FL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1949

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Anne Marie Matese, DO
(561) 219-4444
2676 SW Immanuel Dr
Palm City, FL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1988

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Dr. Anne Marie Matese
(561) 219-4444
2676 SW Immanuel Dr
Palm City, FL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Catharine Davis Reed, MD
(772) 219-9123
2740 SW Martin Downs Blvd PMB 244
Palm City, FL
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1986

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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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