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Baby Acne Treatment Columbia City IN

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.

Csicsko John F MD
(260) 436-6098
7900 West Jefferson Boulevard Suite 303
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Gregory William Veerkamp, MD
(260) 436-3789
7910 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 201
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1984

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Great Lakes Pediatric Surgeons
(260) 469-7337
7613 W Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Smits William MD
(260) 432-5005
7230 Engle Road Suite 300
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Orlow Steven W MD
(260) 432-2297
7916 West Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Wrobleski Carl S MD
(260) 432-2297
7916 West Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Dr. William Carl Ashman
(260) 436-3789
6750 Covington Creek Trl
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Fort Wayne Medical Oncology & Hematology Inc
(260) 482-3654
7910 West Jefferson Boulevard Suite 312
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Landrigan Andrew P MD
(260) 436-3789
7910 West Jefferson Boulevard Suite 201
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Steven J Cohen, MD
(219) 436-3789
7910 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 201
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1974

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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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