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Baby Acne Treatment South Milwaukee WI

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.

Lori Ann Falci, MD, FAAP
(414) 570-9394
1725 College Ave
South Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1999

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Dr. Jennifer Rebecca Rucka
(203) 319-3939
South Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Khare Smriti MD
(414) 764-5726
8661 South Howell Avenue
Oak Creek, WI
 
Scalzitti Sandra L Md - Cudahy OFC
(414) 769-6600
3533 East Ramsey Avenue
Cudahy, WI
 
Garchitorena Noel MD
(414) 489-4190
5900 South Lake Drive
Cudahy, WI
 
Jennifer Rebecca Rucka, MD
South Milwaukee, WI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr. Lori Ann Falci
(414) 570-9394
1725 College Ave
South Milwaukee, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Sanjeev Shukla
(414) 769-6600
3533 E Ramsey Ave
Cudahy, WI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Nord Stephen MD
(414) 489-4190
5900 South Lake Drive
Cudahy, WI
 
Rosso James DPM
(414) 489-4190
5900 South Lake Drive
Cudahy, WI
 
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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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