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Baby Acne Treatment Palm Coast 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.

Brown B Thomas Mba - Palm Coast
(386) 445-8530
19 Old Kings Road North
Palm Coast, FL
 
Dr. Elizabeth V Uy-Arceo
(386) 447-6009
39 Ocean Ridge Blvd S
Palm Coast, FL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Angelita Martin Capili, MD
(904) 826-0037
3 Pine Cone Dr Ste 105
Palm Coast, FL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Manila Central Univ, Coll Of Med, Caloocan City, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1966

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Thelma T Tumacder, MD
(386) 445-6674
64 Island Estates Pkwy
Palm Coast, FL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1962

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Burns Lawrence MD
(386) 586-1730
61 Memorial Medical Pkw
Palm Coast, FL
 
Cunha Olimpio F MD
(386) 445-8525
14 Office Park Drive
Palm Coast, FL
 
Atlantic Urological Associates - Palm Coast-Flagle
(386) 445-8530
19 Old Kings Road North Suite C101
Palm Coast, FL
 
Victor Hochman, MD
(386) 445-4193
10 Florida Park Dr N
Palm Coast, FL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Buenos Aires, Fac De Med, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Graduation Year: 1968

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Gemma I D'Souza, MD, FAAP
(386) 246-3865
315 Palm Coast Pkwy Suite 1
Palm Coast, FL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1976

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Dr. Thelma T Tumacder
(386) 445-6674
64 Island Estates Pkwy
Palm Coast, FL
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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