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Baby Acne Treatment Charleston 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.

O'Connor Sara D MD
(304) 343-4371
1306 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV
 
Isidro Pua Uy, MD
(304) 343-6957
207 Bradford St
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Languages
Chinese
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Herbert J Thomas Memorial Hosp, S Charleston, Wv; Charleston Area Med Ctr -Memo, Charleston, Wv

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Hamrick Geo V
(304) 343-4371
1306 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV
 
Dawson G Stephen MD
(304) 342-0124
500 Donnally Street
Charleston, WV
 
Cunningham Jan H MD
(304) 346-5363
1420 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV
 
KVC Behavioral Health Care
(304) 347-9818
200 Bradford Street
Charleston, WV
 
Edwin G Farrell, MD
(304) 598-6400
501 Morris St
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1971

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Charleston Neurology Associates Inc
(304) 345-1181
1200 Quarrier Street Suite 8
Charleston, WV
 
Physicians
(304) 346-5363
1420 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston, WV
 
Francke P F III MD
(304) 343-4124
1201 Washington Street East
Charleston, 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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