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Baby Acne Treatment Somerton 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.

Sunset Community Health Center - Somerton Office M
(928) 627-2051
115 North Somerton Avenue
Somerton, AZ
 
Dr. Sujal Deepak Fadia
(928) 627-2051
115 N Somerton Ave
Somerton, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Ram R Krishna M D P C
(928) 726-6943
2281 West 24th Street
Yuma, AZ
 
Munoz Jose L Pediatrician
(928) 783-0148
1073 West 23rd Street
Yuma, AZ
 
Isabel Bellot, MD
(928) 344-1135
1025 W 24th St Ste 5
Yuma, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Central De Venezuela, Esc De Med "luis Razetti", Caracas
Graduation Year: 1981

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Sujal Deepak Fadia, MD
(928) 627-2051
115 N Somerton Ave
Somerton, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Topiwala Nat'L Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr. Daniel Wayne Crawford
(928) 344-4800
2359 S 22nd Dr Ste 2
Yuma, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Barton S Bernstein
(714) 961-8135
1832 S 8th Ave
Yuma, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. David Robert Maki
(928) 344-4800
2359 S 22nd Dr Ste 2
Yuma, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Thomas Sanil MD
(928) 317-8118
2451 South Avenue A Frnt
Yuma, 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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