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Baby Acne Treatment Bixby 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.

Coffman Joseph DO
(918) 369-3200
8414 East 101st
Bixby, OK
 
Kristin Marie Stevens, MD
PO Box 926
Bixby, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 2001

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Warren Clinic - Family Medicine- Internal Medicine
(918) 369-3200
8414 East 101 Street
Bixby, OK
 
Virginia A Powel, MD
(918) 492-5193
8719 S Toledo Ave
Tulsa, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1992

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Prabhdeep Kalkat, MD
4213 E 96th Pl
Tulsa, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1999

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Barnes Stephen DO
(918) 369-3200
8414 East 101st Street
Bixby, OK
 
Dr. Margaret Anderson Brown
(918) 449-4061
Bixby, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Carl Ellison, MD
(918) 607-4937
8315 S Sandusky Ave
Tulsa, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1970

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Dr. Monica S Kidwell
(918) 758-2707
Broken Arrow, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

David William Mueller, DO
(918) 636-1337
Apt #912 2941 E 94th Pl
Tulsa, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

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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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