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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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Dr. Irving Kramer
(410) 484-0072
3300 Timberfield Ln
Pikesville, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Gladys Arak, MD
(410) 542-9680
2208 Arden Rd
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1967

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Walen Harry MD
(410) 484-8600
1838 Greene Tree Road
Pikesville, MD
 
Yann-Yann Lin, MD
(410) 955-7609
4 Trotters Ct Apt 101
Pikesville, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: China Med Coll, Taichung, Taiwan (385-05 Prior 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1983

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Zemel Stephen M MD
(410) 602-7792
1838 Greene Tree Road
Pikesville, MD
 
Brenda L Figueroa, MD
(401) 602-3207
Apt 5311 12 Estates Ct
Pikesville, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2001

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Vitra Jadoonanan, MD
(410) 686-8412
6618 Bonnie Ridge Dr Apt 101
Baltimore, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1998

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Netanel G Schwob
(410) 486-6100
4000 Old Court Rd
Baltimore, MD
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Advanced Radiology
(410) 580-2380
750 Main Street
Pikesville, MD
 
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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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