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Baby Acne Treatment Clarksburg 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.

Douglas Richard A MD
(304) 623-4800
4 Hospital Plaza
Clarksburg, WV
 
Urologists Inc
(304) 623-1581
600 Davisson Run Road Suite 201
Clarksburg, WV
 
Maria D Martinez, MD
(407) 275-2676
4 Hospital Plz
Clarksburg, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1987

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Dr. Brian C Policano
(304) 293-1198
Clarksburg, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Bryant James L MD
(304) 623-6533
125 North 6th Street
Clarksburg, WV
 
Milestones
(304) 326-2070
948 West Pike Street
Clarksburg, WV
 
Demby Alan M MD
(304) 623-3601
300 Davison Run Rd
Clarksburg, WV
 
Weinstein James D MD
(304) 624-6601
200 Route 98 W Street Suite 109
Clarksburg, WV
 
Ear Nose & Throat Associates of Clarksburg Inc
(304) 623-6533
125 North 6th Street
Clarksburg, WV
 
Oye Herbert P DO
(304) 623-5711
200 Route 9 West
Clarksburg, 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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