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Baby Acne Treatment Reston VA

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.

Mindy Pasik Stern, MD
(859) 341-3383
11349 Sunset Hills Rd
Reston, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1996

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(703) 435-3636
1830 Town Center Drive
Reston, VA
 
Rene Fernando Llaneras
(703) 471-5770
1712 Clubhouse Road Reston
Reston, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(703) 709-8520
1830 Town Center Drive
Reston, VA
 
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(703) 435-3636
1830 Town Center Dr Ste 205
Reston, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Nova Sleep Apnea Center
(703) 620-3926
1800 Town Center Drive
Reston, VA
 
Suzanne Marie Powers, MD
(703) 435-3636
1830 Town Center Dr
Reston, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1998

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(703) 709-9174
1860 Town Center Drive
Reston, VA
 
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(703) 262-0100
11130 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA
 
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(703) 709-5645
1760 Reston Parkway
Reston, VA
 
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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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