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Baby Acne Treatment Upper Darby PA

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.

Folasade I Kehinde, MD
(215) 427-5202
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Philadelphia, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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Joel Mark Fiedler
(856) 435-1300
1012 Laurel Oak Road
Voorhees, NJ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Dr. Shahzad Bin Waheed
(610) 352-6326
7200 Pine St
Upper Darby, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Augusto R Martinez, MD
(610) 352-0581
PO Box 418
Upper Darby, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1981

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Oyebukola A Grant, MD
(215) 843-1843
7810 Westview Ave
Upper Darby, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2003

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Mary Kline, MD
(215) 247-1172
7700 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA
Business
Kids First Chestnut Hill
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Kazi Monirul Islam, MD
1560 Garrett Rd
Upper Darby, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Sylhet Med Coll, Chittagong Univ, Sylhet, Bangladesh
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dr. Matthew John Cox
(215) 590-1000
Upper Darby, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Tracey B Wright, MD
(610) 853-2946
112 Kenmore Rd
Upper Darby, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Allegheny Univ Of Hlth Sciences, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 2001

Data Provided By:
Shahzad Bin Waheed, MD
(610) 352-6326
7200 Pine St
Upper Darby, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

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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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