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Baby Acne Treatment Sterling 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.

Dr. Lori Rothstein Andrew
(703) 444-2100
46440 Benedict Dr Ste 207
Sterling, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Bryan Wallace Mc Eachern
(949) 597-0393
Sterling, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Thomas Allen Kenyon, MD, MPH, FAAP
2540 Windhoek Pl
Dulles, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1981

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(703) 444-2100
46440 Benedict Drive
Sterling, VA
 
Jose Carlos Ramirez, MD
(571) 434-0529
21170 Huntington Sq Unit 303
Sterling, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1988

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(703) 444-2100
46440 Benedict Drive
Sterling, VA
 
Jennifer Aylestock Myhre, MD
(703) 430-6145
118 Lake Dr
Sterling, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1988

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Thomas P McGorry
(703) 444-2100
46440 Benedict Dr
Sterling, VA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Rupinder Kaur Sethi, MD
(703) 444-0011
21475 Ridgetop Cir Ste 210
Sterling, VA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Punjabi Univ, Patiala, Punjab, India
Graduation Year: 1993

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46440 Benedict Dr
Sterling, VA
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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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