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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.

Joel A Hahnke
(480) 323-4800
9700 N 91st St
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Terry L Bagley MD
(480) 767-0555
10245 North 92nd Street
Scottsdale, AZ
 
About Face
(480) 314-0100
9767 North 91st Street
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Carole B Griego, 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: 1992

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Dr. Ronald Sigmar Fischler
(480) 860-8488
10200 N 92nd St Ste 150
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Yalam John Md PC
(480) 614-2215
10290 North 92nd Street
Scottsdale, AZ
 
East Valley Pediatric Pulmonary Specialists PLLC
(480) 614-6655
10250 North 92nd Street Suite 308
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Vivian G Ziltzer
(480) 860-8488
10200 N 92nd St
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Ramon G Montes, MD
(602) 788-1730
9755 N 90th St Ste C200
Scottsdale, AZ
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Phoenix Childrens Hosp, Phoenix, Az; Scottsdale Healthcare -Shea, Scottsdale, Az

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Raj M Singh MD
(480) 767-0555
10245 North 92nd Street
Scottsdale, AZ
 
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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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