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Baby Acne Treatment Ypsilanti MI

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.

Gregory Melissa MD
(734) 712-3470
5333 McAuley Drive
Ypsilanti, MI
 
Dr. John Michael Watt
(734) 712-5563
5333 McAuley Dr Rm 3009
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Amy Leigh Mosher
(919) 969-8658
716 Dwight St
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Debra Barden Boyer
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Belinda Leigh Miller, MD
(734) 434-3411
5333 McAuley Dr Ste R1104
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1995

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Brenner Karen MD
(734) 434-3000
4936 West Clark Road Suite 101
Ypsilanti, MI
 
Berkowitz Paul A MD
(734) 712-3470
5333 McAuley Drive
Ypsilanti, MI
 
Melisa Jeanne Oca, MD
3145 W Clark Rd
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ohio, Toledo Oh 43699
Graduation Year: 1993

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Kimberly Dawn Aiken, MD
(734) 572-8686
2900 Packard Rd Ste 1
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1995

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Hurwitz Martin E MD
(248) 349-5752
5333 McAuley Drive Rm 1018
Ypsilanti, MI
 
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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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