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Baby Acne Treatment Ashland KY

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.

Ann Marie Craig, MD
(215) 365-0205
700 13th St
Ashland, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Fitzgerald Mercy Hosp, Darby, Pa
Group Practice: Eastwick Pediatrics

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Ashland Pediatric Associates PSC
(606) 327-5437
332 23rd Street
Ashland, KY
 
Unnikrishnan E W MD
(606) 836-2311
900 Saint Christopher Drive Suite 201
Ashland, KY
 
Morgenstern John C MD
(606) 324-3188
617 23rd Street Suite 11
Ashland, KY
 
River Cities Neurology
(606) 833-0876
1101 Saint Christopher Drive Suite 270
Ashland, KY
 
Dr.Lisa Flower
(606) 327-5437
332 23rd Street
Ashland, KY
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Ohio Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.0, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Jason Ford
(606) 324-7337
2001 Winchester Ave
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Lisa W Flower
(606) 327-5437
332 23rd St
Ashland, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Tri-State Family Practice Associates
(606) 324-1996
617 23rd Street
Ashland, KY
 
Dr. James Norval Powell
(212) 886-4053
617 23rd St
Ashland, KY
Specialty
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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