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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.

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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Kletzing Daniel W MD
(574) 232-4800
621 Memorial Drive
South Bend, IN
 
Peglow Sheree L MD
(574) 234-5938
707 North Michigan Street
South Bend, IN
 
Gandhi Ruta MD
(574) 232-4800
621 Memorial Drive
South Bend, IN
 
Campbell David MD
(574) 246-1000
100 Navarre Place
South Bend, IN
 
The South Bend Clinic - Patient Accounts- Pediatri
(574) 233-7337
211 North Eddy Street
South Bend, IN
 
Kornegay-Rougeau Robin MD Faap
(574) 647-4540
100 Navarre Place Suite 4440
South Bend, IN
 
Melissa D Asgaonkar
(574) 647-1000
615 N Michigan St
South Bend, IN
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Robert Murol Sweeney, MD
(574) 647-4540
100 Navarre Pl Ste 4440
South Bend, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1960
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hosp Of South Bend, South Bend, In; St Josephs Med Ctr, South Bend, In
Group Practice: Centennial Square Pediatrics

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Birnbaum Alan MD
(574) 233-6620
100 Navarre Place
South Bend, IN
 
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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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