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Baby Acne Treatment Willoughby OH

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.

Mary Deborah A Lonzer, MD
(440) 943-2500
2570 Som Center Rd
Willoughby, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1990

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Jevnikar Frank W MD
(440) 946-4555
9500 Mentor Avenue
Willoughby, OH
 
Dr. Marina B Molinari Zuzek
(440) 946-7391
4212 State Route 306 Ste 304
Willoughby, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Eastside ENT Specialists Inc
(440) 975-1422
36060 Euclid Avenue
Willoughby, OH
 
Linda S Orosz
(440) 918-0501
35010 Chardon Rd
Willoughby, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Jo Ann Jackson
(440) 943-2500
2570 Som Center Rd
Willoughby, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Coutinho Maria MD
(440) 946-7391
4212 State Route 306
Willoughby, OH
 
Victoria E Cornette, MD
(440) 943-2500
2570 Som Center Rd
Willoughby, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1993

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Prem L Mehandru, MD
(440) 352-6890
Lake W OB 5th Fl 36000 Euclid Ave
Willoughby, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Lady Hardinge Med Coll, Univ Of Delhi, New Delhi, Delhi, India
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Lake East Hospital, Painesville, Oh; Lake West Hospital, Willoughby, Oh

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Family Allergy Center
(440) 942-9308
36100 Euclid Avenue Suite 350
Willoughby, OH
 
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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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