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Baby Acne Treatment Ardmore OK

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.

Miguel Camacho Garrido, MD
(580) 226-0543
1104 Walnut Dr
Ardmore, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Santo Domingo (Uasd), Fac De Cien Med, Santo Domingo
Graduation Year: 1980

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Dr. Gwen Canarias Fuentes
(580) 223-5693
919 15th Ave NW
Ardmore, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Mary Shannon Parker, MD
2002 12th Avenue North West South
Ardmore, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 2000

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Open MRI of Southern Oklahoma
(580) 226-1674
1111 Walnut Drive
Ardmore, OK
 
Chapman James A
(580) 223-7844
1023 15th Avenue Northwest
Ardmore, OK
 
Spencer Gregory M MD
(580) 223-5311
921 14th Avenue Northwest
Ardmore, OK
 
Shockey Brian M MD
(580) 223-6767
1010 14th Avenue Northwest
Ardmore, OK
 
Zeavin Gerald L MD
(580) 223-5311
921 14th Avenue Northwest
Ardmore, OK
 
Jeffrey Alan Rother, MD
(580) 224-2900
1221 G St NW
Ardmore, OK
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1990

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Mercy Memorial Radiation Therapy
(580) 220-6550
1011 14th Avenue Northwest
Ardmore, OK
 
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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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