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Baby Acne Treatment Port Lavaca TX

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.

Dr. Melecio Fortuno Apostol
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jeannine Louise Griffin, MD
(361) 552-6721
1200 N Virginia St
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1983

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Marcelina P Rupley, MD
(361) 553-6844
1300 N Virginia St
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1982

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Cummins Michelle MD
(361) 551-2565
1300 N Virginia Street Suite 112
Port Lavaca, TX
 
Stephanie Perdue, MD
(817) 249-4155
998 Winscott Rd
Fort Worth, TX
Business
Village Pediatrics PA
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Dr. Jeannine Louise Griffin
(361) 552-6721
1200 N Virginia St
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jeannine L Griffin
(361) 552-6721
1200 North Virginia
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Marcelina P Rupley
(361) 553-6844
1300 N Virginia St
Port Lavaca, TX
Specialty
Pediatrics

Shelley Weiss, MD, FAAP
(972) 566-4286
7777 Forest Lane
Dallas, TX
Business
Healthy Texan Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: Almost all insurances accepted.
Medicare Accepted: No

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Medical City Dallas Hospital
Residency Training: Children's Medical Center
Medical School: Rush Medical College, 1999
Additional Information
Member Organizations: American Academy of Pediatrics - Fellow
Languages Spoken: English

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Lisa P Rowland, MD
(713) 666-1953
4110 Bellaire Blvd
Houston, TX
Business
HPA Texas Children's Pediatric Associates
Specialties
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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