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Baby Acne Treatment Broken Arrow 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.

Dr.Anne Harrington
(918) 449-4061
Ste 430, 2950 South Elm Place
Broken Arrow, OK
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1985
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Ok
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.7, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Kristopher M Lepere, DO
(918) 355-0353
3509 N Battle Creek Dr
Broken Arrow, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ok State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Tulsa, Ok 74107
Graduation Year: 1999

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Dr. Michael A Kayser
Broken Arrow, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Christine E Narrin
(918) 455-8545
2617 S Elm Pl
Broken Arrow, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Mark S Hamra MD
(918) 259-3141
817 South Elm Place Suite 107
Broken Arrow, OK
 
Kimberly Kay Terry, MD
(918) 584-3686
413 N Eucalyptus Ave
Broken Arrow, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1991

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Sylvia Elena August, MD
(918) 449-4061
2950 S Elm Pl Ste 120
Broken Arrow, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac Federico Villarreal, Prog Acad De Med Humana, Lima, Peru
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: St John Med Ctr, Tulsa, Ok; St Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Ok
Group Practice: Mcat

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Cashel Patrick Newhouse, MD
(918) 806-2546
1509 N 20th St
Broken Arrow, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2005

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Dr. Elizabeth A McCutcheon
(918) 451-6300
502 W Atlanta St
Broken Arrow, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Kristopher M Lepere
(918) 355-0353
3509 N Battle Creek Dr
Broken Arrow, OK
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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