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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.

Kevin W Chang, MD
(440) 234-1300
347 Front St
Berea, OH
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Kevin W Chang MD
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Thomas George Smith, MD
(216) 762-0366
33398 Walker Rd
Avon Lake, OH
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Pediatrics
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Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1973

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Dr. Vickie Lee Zurcher
(440) 933-9209
31708 Sailors Cv
Avon Lake, OH
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Pediatrics

Thomas G Smith
(440) 930-8630
33398 Walker Rd
Avon Lake, OH
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Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine

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Rayeka M Sitabkhan, MD
(440) 930-4955
32730 Walker Rd Ste H
Avon Lake, OH
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Pediatrics
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Female
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Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1972

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Vaishali A Flask, MD
(440) 204-7400
32115 Augusta Dr
Avon Lake, OH
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Pediatrics
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Female
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Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr. Rayeka M Sitabkhan
(440) 930-4955
32730 Walker Rd Ste H
Avon Lake, OH
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Pediatrics

Frank Alan Opaskar, MD
168 Seaward Way
Avon Lake, OH
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Pediatrics
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Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1970

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Rayeka Sitabkhan
(440) 930-4955
32730 Walker Rd
Avon Lake, OH
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(440) 930-5325
32250 Hawthorne Ct
Avon Lake, OH
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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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