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Baby Acne Treatment Bluefield WV

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. Joshua Paul Werblin
(262) 251-7500
Bluefield, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Reynaldo D Jose, MD
(304) 875-2232
RR 2 Box 382
Bluefield, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Manila Central Univ, Coll Of Med, Caloocan City, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1966

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Dr. Raza Ali
(304) 425-2300
707 3 Springs Dr
Bluefield, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Bhasker Pumari MD
(304) 327-3495
1331 Southview Drive
Bluefield, WV
 
Ghazala Qureshi Khokar
(304) 325-7931
1322 Stadium Dr
Bluefield, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Raskin Stephen P MD
(304) 327-7177
2000 Leatherwood Lane
Bluefield, WV
 
Joshua Paul Werblin, MD
Bluefield, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 2001

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(304) 327-5710
1424 Stadium Drive
Bluefield, WV
 
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(304) 327-3495
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Bluefield, WV
 
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(304) 327-7177
2000 Leatherwood Lane
Bluefield, WV
 
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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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