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Baby Acne Treatment South Bend IN

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.

Robert Murol Sweeney
(574) 647-4540
100 Navarre Pl
South Bend, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Melissa D Asgaonkar
(574) 647-1000
615 N Michigan St
South Bend, IN
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Brooks Robert C Md - OFC
(574) 232-4800
621 Memorial Drive Suite 402
South Bend, IN
 
Saine Brian D MD
(574) 232-4800
621 Memorial Drive Suite 402
South Bend, IN
 
Allergy & Asthma Center
(574) 288-0661
621 Memorial Drive Suite 607
South Bend, IN
 
Kletzing Daniel W MD
(574) 232-4800
621 Memorial Drive
South Bend, IN
 
Gandhi Ruta MD
(574) 232-4800
621 Memorial Drive
South Bend, IN
 
Patel Pankaj A MD
(574) 234-0049
100 Navarre Place
South Bend, IN
 
Dr. Robert Dennis White
(574) 647-7351
615 N Michigan St
South Bend, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Thomas Edward Capannari, MD
(574) 232-3325
707 N Michigan St Ste 316
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Cardiology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1979

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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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