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Baby Acne Treatment Schererville IN

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.

Sarla Kanal Goel, MD
(219) 769-9070
Schererville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Maulana Azad Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1966

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Dr. Sarla Kanal Goel
(219) 769-9070
Schererville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Deepika R Kakkera
Schererville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Advanced Imaging Center
(219) 864-2900
7860 Burr Street
Schererville, IN
 
Patricia Amelia Krysa, MD
(219) 836-1301
306 Nottingham Ln
Schererville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr. Brenda Joyce Thompson
(219) 864-8994
2212 Deer Run Dr
Schererville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Patricia Amelia Krysa
(219) 836-1301
306 Nottingham Ln
Schererville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Brenda Joyce Thompson, MD
(219) 864-8994
2212 Deer Run Dr
Schererville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1972

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Dr. Comfort L Mbonifor Bonu
Schererville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Kongkiet Thaera
(219) 836-4571
Dyer, IN
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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