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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.

Dr. Elizabeth M Stone
(734) 434-3000
4936 W Clark Rd Ste 101
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Susan J Woolford
(734) 484-7288
200 Arnet St
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Brian Paul Miller
(734) 434-3411
5333 McAuley Dr # R1104
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Marc Douglas Knepp, MD
(309) 369-4272
2536 Eagles Cir Unit 6
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

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Sheila Gahagan, MD
(734) 484-7288
200 Arnet St Ste 200
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1980

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Anne Maliszewski, MD
5681 Wellesley Ln
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Repaski Linda Pcnp
(734) 434-3000
4936 West Clark Road
Ypsilanti, MI
 
Brigell Deborah MD
(734) 434-4430
5333 McAuley Drive
Ypsilanti, MI
 
Marla C Mikelait
(734) 434-3000
4936 W Clark Rd
Ypsilanti, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Amy Leigh Mosher
(734) 712-3325
5301 Mcauley Dr
Ypsilanti, MI
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Pediatrics

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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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