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Baby Acne Treatment Takoma Park MD

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.

Lavanya Sithanandam, MD
(301) 891-6141
7610 Carroll Ave Ste 380
Takoma Park, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 2001

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Felicia Bassey Akamane, MD
(202) 675-7054
7676 New Hampshire Ave Ste 330
Takoma Park, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Lagos, Coll Of Med, Lagos, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1989

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Sholey Argani, MD
(202) 745-8107
217 Spring Ave
Takoma Park, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr. Cecelia T Lester
(858) 636-4300
7620 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Flynn Gawin
(301) 445-4306
7505 New Hampshire Ave Ste 306
Takoma Park, MD
 
George LaMonte Askew, MD, FAAP
(508) 748-3230
501 Philadelphia Ave
Takoma Park, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr. Felicia Uduak Bassey-Akamune
(215) 590-2767
7676 New Hampshire Ave
Takoma Park, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Lavanya Sithanandam
(301) 891-6141
7610 Carroll Ave Ste 380
Takoma Park, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. George LaMonte Askew
(508) 748-3230
501 Philadelphia Ave
Takoma Park, MD
Specialty
Pediatrics

Sithanandam Sadhasivam, MD
(301) 891-6141
7610 Carroll Ave Ste 380
Takoma Park, MD
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jawaharlal Inst Of Post-Grad Med Educ, Madras Univ, Pondicherry
Graduation Year: 1972

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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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