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Baby Acne Treatment Severna Park MD

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.

Jacalyn L Ginsburg, DO, FAAP
(410) 315-8300
844 Ritchie Hwy Ste 206
Severna Park, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr. George Alvin Lentz Jr
(410) 647-0221
542 Marlinspike Dr
Severna Park, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Aliabadi Farhad MD
(410) 721-2273
Pediatric Group Anna
Severna Park, MD
 
Anne Arundel Gastroenterology Associates
(410) 647-5980
474 Ritchie Highway
Severna Park, MD
 
Faith Alice Hackett, MD
(410) 647-8300
844 Ritchie Hwy Ste 206
Severna Park, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1982

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Schmidlein Jeffery MD
(410) 647-8300
844 Ritchie Highway
Severna Park, MD
 
Dr. Faith Alice Hackett
(410) 647-8300
844 Ritchie Hwy Ste 206
Severna Park, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Faith Alice Hackett
(410) 647-8300
844 Ritchie Hwy
Severna Park, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine

Data Provided By:
George Alvin Lentz Jr, MD
(410) 647-0221
542 Marlinspike Dr
Severna Park, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1957

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(410) 544-5141
692 Ritchie Hwy
Severna Park, MD
 
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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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