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Baby Acne Treatment Allegan 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.

De Long Jack W MD
(616) 394-4042
500 Linn Street
Allegan, MI
 
Dr. Conchita Q Kovach
(269) 686-8371
3427 Tannery Creek Rd
Allegan, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Conchita Q Kovach, MD
(269) 686-8371
3427 Tannery Creek Rd
Allegan, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1972

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Pullman Health Center
(269) 236-5021
5498 109th Avenue
Pullman, MI
 
Jacob Michael Weintraub, MD
(269) 337-3512
PO Box 4020
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1974

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Dr. David Lowman Ohmart
(269) 327-1900
Allegan, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Syed Saeed Jafri
(269) 686-5800
551 Linn St
Allegan, MI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Brady Desmonda MD
(269) 236-5021
5498 109th Avenue
Pullman, MI
 
Alspector Debra MD
(269) 236-5021
5498 109th Avenue
Pullman, MI
 
Peter Gerard Coles, MD
(616) 345-8618
PO Box 4095
Kalamazoo, MI
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Borgess Med Ctr, Kalamazoo, Mi; Bronson Methodist Hosp, Kalamazoo, Mi
Group Practice: Kalamazoo Anesthesiology Pc

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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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