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Baby Acne Treatment Rockford 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.

Dr. Mohammed Hameeduddin
(815) 489-4646
1415 E State St Ste 405
Rockford, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Karen Woll Phelan
(815) 637-0000
1400 Charles St
Rockford, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Butler John A MD
(815) 397-7212
5668 East State Street Suite B600
Rockford, IL
 
Ingrassia Theodore S III MD
(815) 397-7212
5668 East State Street Suite B600
Rockford, IL
 
ABC Healthcare Clinic
(815) 397-6530
129 Phelps Avenue Suite 235
Rockford, IL
 
Burress Glendon MD
(815) 967-5437
1401 East State Street
Rockford, IL
 
Dr. Konstantin Ilkov Denev
(219) 836-1301
1401 E State St
Rockford, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Taveepong Terayanont, MD
(815) 489-4194
1400 Charles St
Rockford, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chulalongkorn Univ, Fac Of Med, Bangkok, Thailand
Graduation Year: 1974

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Glendon Burress
(815) 967-5437
1401 E State St
Rockford, IL
Specialty
Pediatric Gastroenterology

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(815) 968-4400
E State St
Rockford, IL
Specialty
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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