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Baby Acne Treatment Santa Fe 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.

Dr. Lowell Andrew Gordon
(505) 988-8869
901 W Alameda St Ste 25
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Lowell Andrew Gordon, MD
(505) 988-8869
901 W Alameda St Ste 25
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1986

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Robin Marie Edward
(505) 820-5227
2590 Camino Entrada
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Michael Smith Patterson
(505) 946-3233
2590 Camino Entrada
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Evelyn Ida Oden, MD
3241 Louraine St
Santa Fe, NM
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1975

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Behavioral Health Network Service Center
(505) 954-2330
1422 Paseo De Peralta
Santa Fe, NM
 
Jennifer M Johnson
(505) 982-4425
1035 Alto Street
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Evelyn Ida Oden
(215) 590-1290
3241 Louraine St
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

Javier Iturbe
(505) 946-3233
2590 Camino Entrada
Santa Fe, NM
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Jennifer Mok Johnson
(505) 438-3195
2145 Caja del Oro Grant Rd
Santa Fe, NM
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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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