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Baby Acne Treatment Springfield VA

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.

Ear Nose & Throat Specialists of Northern Vrgna PC
(703) 644-7800
8314 Traford Lane Suite C
Springfield, VA
 
H Donald Knox, MD, FAAP
(703) 451-6450
6115 Lorcom Ct
Springfield, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1957

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Bruce William Pfeffer, MD
(703) 569-8400
8316 Traford Ln
Springfield, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1967

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Tiffany Lynne Meyer
(703) 451-3333
6120 Brandon Ave
Springfield, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Breast Center of Northern Virginia
(703) 569-8820
6128 Brandon Avenue Suite 205
Springfield, VA
 
Dr. Lisa M Crim
(703) 569-8400
8316 Traford Ln
Springfield, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Marsha Shernock-Sirdofsky
(703) 451-5200
8348 Traford Ln
Springfield, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine

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Dr. Satya Prasad Rekulapelli
(202) 865-1592
6120 Brandon Ave
Springfield, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Kessler Ellen MD
(703) 642-5990
5510 Alma Lane
Springfield, VA
 
Robert Lu
(703) 451-3333
6120 Brandon Ave
Springfield, VA
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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