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Baby Acne Treatment Prospect Heights IL

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.

Sofia Salituro, MD
(847) 272-1005
4113 Dundee Rd
Northbrook, IL
Business
Sanders Court Pediatrics Ltd
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Richard Alan Pervos, MD, FAAP
1051 W Rand Rd
Arlington Hts, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1982

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Dr. Kristen Kenesey Brown
(847) 253-3600
1430 N Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Beth Sullivan Walsh
(847) 253-3600
1430 N Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Deidre Jomi Anderson
(847) 253-3600
1430 N Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Gregory Francis Gorski, MD
(847) 788-8300
3335 N Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1983

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Paul D Goldstein
(847) 577-2080
1640 North Arlington Hteights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Kathy Seskiewicz
(847) 398-0400
3325 N Arlington Heights Rd Ste 100A
Arlington Hts, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. George William Goodlow
(847) 398-0400
3325 N Arlington Heights Rd Ste 100A
Arlington Heights, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Norman Elliot Segal, MD
(708) 459-4747
1640 N Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1969

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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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