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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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Richard M Katz
(410) 578-8600
1708 W. Rogers Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialty
Pediatric Gastroenterology

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Ajoke Ajayi Akintade, MD, FAAP
1708 W Rogers Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1981

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Barry Jess Reiner, MD
(410) 486-3510
1708 W Rogers Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1983

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Debra Risin Counts, MD
(410) 328-3410
1708 W Rogers Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1984

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Maryland Kidney Stone Center
(410) 377-2622
6115 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD
 
Lucrecia F Joven, MD, FAAP
(410) 358-9435
6002 Rusk Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1953

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Dr. Ruth S Ashman
(410) 484-0419
23 Stone Gate Ct
Pikesville, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

SonDra D.k. Heiligman
(410) 318-8550
7211 Park Heights Ave
Baltimore, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Serap Oktay, MD, FAAP
(410) 602-9299
11 Kestrel Ln
Pikesville, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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