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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

Bluefield Urology Inc
(304) 327-3495
Bluefield Regional P
Bluefield, WV
 
Community Radiology of Virginia Inc - Imaging Cent
(304) 327-7177
2000 Leatherwood Lane
Bluefield, WV
 
Pujari Bhasker R MD
(304) 327-3495
Bluefield Regional P
Bluefield, WV
 
Figueroa Oscar F MD
(304) 324-2742
512 Cherry Street
Bluefield, WV
 
Razzaq Khalid MD
(304) 327-5710
1424 Stadium Drive
Bluefield, WV
 
Raskin Stephen P MD
(304) 327-7177
2000 Leatherwood Lane
Bluefield, WV
 
Teresa Frazer, MD
(304) 327-1630
510 Cherry St Ste 201
Bluefield, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1975

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Rahmet Muzaffer, MD
RR 5 Box 337
Bluefield, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Cifas, Esc De Med, Santo Domingo, Dom Rep (Closed 1984)
Graduation Year: 1984

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Koja Abed A MD
(304) 325-2500
1331 Southview Drive Suite 10
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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