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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.

Atkins Mary Jewell MD
(501) 315-0421
115 McNeil Street
Benton, AR
 
Ralph Cash, MD
(248) 352-2151
105 McNeil St
Benton, AR
Specialties
Pediatrics, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1956
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Hosp Of Michigan, Detroit, Mi

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Benton Pediatric Clinic
(501) 315-0421
115 McNeil Street
Benton, AR
 
Thomas James E MD
(501) 315-1117
5 Medical Park Drive
Benton, AR
 
Deborah Sharon Quade, MD
(501) 316-5010
2519 Military Rd Ste B
Benton, AR
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Saline Memorial Hosp, Benton, Ar
Group Practice: Salem Family Practice Complex

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Barton Gary M MD
(501) 315-5112
5 Medical Park Drive
Benton, AR
 
Arkansas Renal Systems Inc
(501) 778-0200
1200 North Main Street
Benton, AR
 
Martindale J L Dr
(501) 315-1222
5 Medical Park Drive
Benton, AR
 
Brashears Clay MD
(501) 315-0059
722 North Main Street
Benton, AR
 
Dr. Ralph Cash
(248) 352-2151
105 McNeil St
Benton, AR
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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