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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.

Dr. Sujal Deepak Fadia
(928) 627-2051
115 N Somerton Ave
Somerton, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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Nutakki S MD
(928) 344-3411
1025 West 24th Street Suite 25
Yuma, AZ
 
Dr. Jose L Munoz Colon
(928) 627-2051
1073 W 23rd St
Yuma, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

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

Sunset Community Health Center - Somerton Office M
(928) 627-2051
115 North Somerton Avenue
Somerton, AZ
 
Raymond Ernest Hatton, MD
(928) 344-5112
2435 S Avenue A
Yuma, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1970

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Sonal G Subbu, MD, FAAP
2150 W 24th St
Yuma, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1996

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Cactus Kids
(928) 782-6830
1832 South 8th Avenue
Yuma, AZ
 
Dr. S Conjeevaram Rajaram
(928) 344-5112
Yuma, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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