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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.

William F Oehlenschlager, MD
(330) 335-7337
1225 High St
Wadsworth, OH
Business
Wadsworth Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Anand Dattatraya Kantak, MD
(330) 543-8348
300 Locust St Ste 540
Akron, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bj Med Coll, Gujarat Univ, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1974

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Tamika Patilla
(330) 543-1000
1 Perkins Sq
Akron, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Jeffrey D Holtzlander, MD
1 Perkins Sq
Akron, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 2002

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Jeffery M Pender, DO
1 Perkins Sq
Akron, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Of Ny Inst Of Tech, Old Westbury Ny 11568
Graduation Year: 1998

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Robert T Stone
(330) 253-7753
300 Locust St
Akron, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Holler Yolanda MD
(330) 543-8050
1 Perkins Square
Akron, OH
 
James Bruce Besunder, DO
1 Perkins Sq
Akron, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-Sch Of Osteo Med, Stratford Nj 08084
Graduation Year: 1981

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Martin Armando Cochran, MD, FAAP
1 Perkins Sq
Akron, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2002

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Titus Gaylord Sheers, MD
(330) 344-6015
400 Wabash Ave Ste 301
Akron, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1991

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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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