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Baby Acne Treatment Shreveport LA

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.

Chad W Mayer, DO
(318) 675-7625
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1997

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Nathan Cherie-Ann FACS
(318) 675-6262
1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA
 
Dr. Eric Chihyu Chen
(404) 889-1170
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Aarstad Robert F MD
(318) 675-6262
1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, LA
 
Dr. Ronald John Baier
(318) 675-5000
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Justine De La Rosa, MD
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2006

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Dr. Cynthia Black-Payne
(318) 675-6076
1541 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Pelin Cengiz
(217) 753-1956
1501 Kings Hwy # 33932
Shreveport, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jean Hunter, MD
(318) 674-5640
PO Box 33932
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1958

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Allan S Matriano Lim, MD
(318) 635-9855
1501 Kings Hwy
Shreveport, LA
Specialties
Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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