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Baby Acne Treatment Portales NM

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.

Marcia L Moran
(505) 356-6652
42121 Us 70
Portales, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Omar Mijael Villarroel, MD
(505) 356-6695
1515 W Fir St
Portales, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1998

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Thien Tien Luu, MD
(505) 762-3726
2000 W 21st St Ste E2
Clovis, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med & Pharm Univ, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (942-01 Eff 1/83)
Graduation Year: 1975

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Clovis Neurologly Clinic
(505) 769-3070
811 Lexington Road
Clovis, NM
 
Smith Cynthia K MD
(505) 769-2689
2000 West 21st Street Suite W1
Clovis, NM
 
Dr. Omar Mijael Villarroel
(505) 356-6695
1515 W Fir St
Portales, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Robert Nmi Gonzalez
(505) 784-6608
208 W Casablanca Cannon Afb
Clovis, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Luu Thien MD
(505) 762-3726
2000 West 21st Street
Clovis, NM
 
Haynes Allan L Jr MD
(505) 769-2689
2000 West 21st Street
Clovis, NM
 
Leon Lin-Aung Yan, MD
Clovis, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ross Univ, Sch Of Med & Vet Med, Roseau, Dominica
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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