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Baby Acne Treatment Yuma AZ

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.

David Bruce Edmonds, MD
(928) 783-0003
PO Box 6468
Yuma, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1981

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Arthritis Center of Yuma
(928) 314-1200
3250 South 4th Avenue
Yuma, AZ
 
Kanka Karmakar
(928) 344-5112
2060 W 24th St
Yuma, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Barton S Bernstein
(928) 782-4040
2851 S Ave B
Yuma, AZ
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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S Conjeevaram Rajaram, MD
(928) 344-5112
Yuma, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1978

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Dr. David Bruce Edmonds
(928) 336-7665
Yuma, AZ
Specialty
Pediatrics

Shivarani Rajaram, MD, FAAP
(520) 783-0311
1301 W Parkway Dr
Yuma, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1979

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Ulhas Nadgir, MD
(928) 785-3061
1073 W 23rd St
Yuma, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mr Med Coll, Gulbarga Univ, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1992

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Isabel Bellot, MD
(928) 344-1135
1025 W 24th St Ste 5
Yuma, AZ
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Central De Venezuela, Esc De Med "luis Razetti", Caracas
Graduation Year: 1981

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Behavioral Health Avenue C2
(928) 539-7323
1101 South Avenue Centre
Yuma, AZ
 
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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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