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Baby Acne Treatment Blue Springs MO

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. Alexandria Mayhall Bahr
(816) 228-4770
205 NW R D Mize Rd
Blue Springs, MO
Specialty
Pediatrics

Woltjen J Anthony MD
(816) 220-9080
100 Northwest Mock Avenue Suite 101
Blue Springs, MO
 
Alexandria Mayhall Bahr, MD
(816) 228-4770
205 NW R D Mize Rd
Blue Springs, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1996

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Joseph Roy Van Biber, DO
(816) 228-4770
205 NW R D Mize Rd
Blue Springs, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1981

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Mozer Mark A MD
(816) 228-4770
205 Northeast R D Mize Road
Blue Springs, MO
 
Anne M Beck, MD
(816) 228-4770
205 W R D Mize Rd Ste 304
Blue Springs, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Southern Il Univ Sch Of Med, Springfield Il 62794
Graduation Year: 1988

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Dr. John Lee Webb
(630) 759-9230
801 Saint Mary's Drive
Blue Springs, MO
Specialty
Pediatrics

Cockerell Charles F MD
(816) 228-4770
205 Northeast R D Mize Road
Blue Springs, MO
 
Charles F Cockerell, MD
(816) 228-4770
205 NW R D Mize Rd Ste 304
Blue Springs, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Hosp Of Blue Springs, Blue Springs, Mo; Independence Regional Health C, Independence, Mo; Medical Center Of Independence, Independence, Mo
Group Practice: Cockerell & Mc Intosh

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Dr. Stacey L Sharpe
(816) 228-4770
205 NW R D Mize Rd Ste 304
Blue Springs, MO
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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