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Baby Acne Treatment Williamsport 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.

Durrani Jameel F MD
(570) 327-5566
777 Rural Avenue
Williamsport, PA
 
Dr. Jill Anissa Burns
(570) 322-2567
777 Rural Ave Fl 3 # S
Williamsport, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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777 Rural Ave
Williamsport, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Timothy James Mc Closkey, DO
(570) 322-2314
204 Curtin St
Williamsport, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1979

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904 Campbell Street
Williamsport, PA
 
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(570) 321-1665
6 E Mountain Ave
South Williamsport, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1984

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6 E Mountain Ave
South Williamsport, PA
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(570) 321-3100
904 Campbell St Ste 102
Williamsport, PA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(570) 321-3100
904 Campbell St Ste 102
Williamsport, PA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med, Philadelphia Pa 19131
Graduation Year: 1993

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777 Rural Avenue
Williamsport, PA
 
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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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