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Baby Acne Treatment Scottsdale AZ

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.

Robert T Shapiro, MD
(631) 360-3828
9590 E Ironwood Square Dr Ste 125
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Languages
Dutch, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Van Amsterdam, Fac Der Geneeskunde, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: St Catherine Of Sienna Med Ctr, Smithtown, Ny; Suny University Hospital -Sto, Stony Brook, Ny

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Leslie Ann Barakat, MD, FAAP
9746 N 90th Pl Ste 205
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2000

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Jeffrey Earl Siegel, MD
(480) 860-8488
10200 N 92nd St Ste 150
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1995

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Steinmetz Paul Terry MD
(480) 657-8800
9745 North 90th Place
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Moschonas Constantine Dr MD
(480) 614-0707
9746 North 90th Place
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Dr. Carole B Griego
(480) 860-1161
10200 N 92nd St Ste 120
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Steven William Ressler, MD
(480) 348-0366
8340 E Cheryl Dr
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1994

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Jamie Russelle Wallace, MD
(480) 860-1161
10200 N 92nd St Ste 120
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Az Coll Of Med, Tucson Az 85724
Graduation Year: 1979

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Fife Terry D MD
(480) 614-2200
9767 North 91st Street Suite 101
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Doris Jean Rapp, MD
(480) 241-3988
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1955

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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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