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Baby Acne Treatment Waxhaw NC

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.

Mark Stephen Reynolds, MD
(520) 228-1587
2204 Highland Forest Dr
Waxhaw, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1995

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Andrew Eluonye Ighade, MD
(704) 843-1154
8116 Calistoga Ln
Waxhaw, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Benin, Coll Of Med Sci, Benin City, Bendel, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Carolinas Med Ctr, Charlotte, Nc

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Dr. Sarin Sunita Przybylo
(810) 788-9532
9005 Master Court Dr
Waxhaw, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Paul M Smolen
(704) 540-4460
14214 Ballantyne Lake Rd
Charlotte, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Hala Ahmed T El Hemailly
(704) 847-0572
Charlotte, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Andrew Eluonye Ighade
(704) 843-1154
8116 Calistoga Ln
Waxhaw, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Robert John Kadijevic, MD, FAAP
(704) 843-3535
1209 Churchill Downs Dr
Waxhaw, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2001

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Sarin Sunita Przybylo, MD
(810) 788-9532
9005 Master Court Dr
Waxhaw, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr.MATTHEW RANKIN
(704) 381-6806
Carmel Pediatrics, PA, Suite 100, 7825 Ballantyne Commons Parkway
Charlotte, NC
Gender
M
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Fred C Culpepper, MD
(704) 540-4460
14214 Ballantyne Lake Rd Ste 300
Charlotte, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1967

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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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