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Baby Acne Treatment Pikesville 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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Heller Todd D MD
(410) 602-7782
1838 Greene Tree Road
Pikesville, MD
 
Nicole Ann Shilkofski, MD
(410) 664-5187
2415 Crest Rd
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2000

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Annamaria Aze/Bulatovic, MD, FAAP
(410) 542-9553
6000 Ivydene Ter Apt 2C
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1986

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Nada Stefanovic
(410) 578-8600
1708 W. Rogers Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Chesapeake Radiology
(410) 484-9415
4000 Old Court Road Suite 103
Pikesville, MD
 
Shari Claire Reichenberg, MD
(410) 721-2273
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1990

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Nina Kashtelyan
(410) 484-9950
4000 Old Court Rd
Baltimore, MD
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Pradeep Dinakar, MD
(312) 765-0507
Apt 202 6716 Bonnie Ridge Dr
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2002

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Dr. Theodore Herbert Kaiser
(410) 825-7161
3511 Englemeade Rd
Pikesville, MD
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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