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Baby Acne Treatment Campbellsville KY

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.

Head And Neck Specialty Center
(270) 465-3595
105 Greenbriar Dr
Campbellsville, KY
 
Angel James R MD
(270) 789-2471
301 North Columbia Avenue
Campbellsville, KY
 
Dan George Bodeanu
(270) 789-4788
307 E Broadway St
Campbellsville, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Bentley Eric MD
(270) 465-7505
1878 Old Lebanon Road
Campbellsville, KY
 
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(270) 465-7505
1878 Old Lebanon Road
Campbellsville, KY
 
James E MD
(270) 465-3595
105 Greenbriar Drive
Campbellsville, KY
 
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(270) 465-3595
105 Greenbriar Drive Suite A
Campbellsville, KY
 
Kwok-Sing Cheung, MD, PHD, PSC
(270) 789-4788
101 W Bear Track Rd
Campbellsville, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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(270) 789-1112
73 Kingswood Dr
Campbellsville, KY
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Lebanon, KY
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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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