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Baby Acne Treatment West Monroe LA

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.

Cynthia Petrus Bimle
(318) 388-5030
107 Contempo
West Monroe, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(318) 323-1559
102 Thomas Road
West Monroe, LA
 
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(318) 388-4994
108 Contempo Avenue
West Monroe, LA
 
West Monroe Endoscopy Center
(318) 388-8878
102 Thomas Road Suite 506
West Monroe, LA
 
Donald Donna A MD
(318) 388-1400
501 McMillan Road
West Monroe, LA
 
DMX Imaging
(318) 397-7422
3602 Cypress Street
West Monroe, LA
 
Bermudez J A MD
(318) 323-9433
102 Thomas Road
West Monroe, LA
 
Gullatt Thomas J PHYS
(318) 323-1559
102 Thomas Road
West Monroe, LA
 
Marilyn Grisham Bivens
(318) 329-8181
104 Contempo Ave
West Monroe, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Lyndall Pennison Saadat, MD
(318) 388-7658
217 Lake Village Dr
West Monroe, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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