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Baby Acne Treatment Benton AR

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.

Dr. Ralph Cash
(248) 352-2151
105 McNeil St
Benton, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Brashears Clay MD
(501) 315-0059
722 North Main Street
Benton, AR
 
Ambulance
(501) 776-6000
1 Medical Park Drive
Benton, AR
 
Saline County Dialysis
(501) 778-0200
1200 North Main Street
Benton, AR
 
Main Street Medical Clinic
(501) 315-0059
722 North Main Street
Benton, AR
 
Clay Bruce Brashears, MD
(501) 315-1222
722 N Main St
Benton, AR
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: Saline Memorial Hosp, Benton, Ar
Group Practice: Saline Med-Peds Group

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(501) 315-5112
5 Medical Park Drive
Benton, AR
 
Thomas Neurology Clinic PA
(501) 663-6900
Blanford Building
Benton, AR
 
Fernandez Agustin MD
(501) 315-5112
5 Medical Park Drive
Benton, AR
 
Barton Gary M MD
(501) 315-5112
5 Medical Park Drive
Benton, AR
 
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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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