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Baby Acne Treatment Parkville MD

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.

Rona L Stein, MD
(410) 902-7710
5 Park Center Ct
Owings Mills, MD
Business
Valley Pediatric Associates LLC
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Parekh Niru D MD
(410) 661-5800
8114 Harford Road
Parkville, MD
 
Eliasson Orn MD
(410) 882-0600
9512 Harford Road
Parkville, MD
 
Dr. Donald Alexander Claxton
(301) 522-9889
Parkville, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Ugonma Harriet Okparaocha, MD, FAAP
2808 2nd Ave
Parkville, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Smith Stephen R MD
(410) 882-4741
8709 Harford Road
Parkville, MD
 
Stephanie Ann Massaro, MD
(410) 328-6076
16 Wildberry Ct
Parkville, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2003

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William Howard Zinkham, MD
(410) 663-1520
8810 Walther Blvd Apt 1226
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1947

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Wallace Brian MD
(410) 882-0600
9512 Harford Road
Parkville, MD
 
Roseda Emelia Marshall, MD
(410) 488-6950
9512 Harford Rd
Parkville, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Makerere Univ, Med Sch, Kampala, Uganda (315-01 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1974

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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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