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Baby Acne Treatment Wood Dale IL

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.

Sofia Salituro, MD
(847) 272-1005
4113 Dundee Rd
Northbrook, IL
Business
Sanders Court Pediatrics Ltd
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Dr. Ravi George
(630) 338-7178
451 Forest Preserve Dr
Wood Dale, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Michael Timothy Hoffman
(630) 860-1622
199 S Addison Rd
Wood Dale, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Leslie Norman Trubow
(630) 543-3020
303 W Lake St
Addison, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Jain Manohar Dds PC
(630) 530-2224
33 North Addison Road Suite 106
Addison, IL
 
Marianne Senese, MD, FAAP
(630) 860-1622
234 E Irving Park Rd
Wood Dale, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1989

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Ravi George, DO
(630) 338-7178
451 Forest Preserve Dr
Wood Dale, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chicago Coll Of Osteo Med, Midwestern Univ, Chicago Il 60615
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr. Sharon T Flint
(630) 543-3020
330 W Lake St
Addison, IL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Leslie Norman Trubow, MD
(630) 543-3020
303 W Lake St
Addison, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ, Chicago Il 60612
Graduation Year: 1978

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John Vincent Hartline, MD
(630) 773-0036
1259 Prestwick Ln
Itasca, IL
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Bronson Methodist Hosp, Kalamazoo, Mi
Group Practice: Bronson Methodist Hospital

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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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