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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.

Hazen Mark S MD
(260) 432-2297
7916 West Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Rich Stanley D MD
(260) 432-2297
7916 West Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
 
David Alan Rusk, MD
(260) 436-3789
7910 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 201
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
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Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1992

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7910 West Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
 
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7916 West Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
 
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(260) 432-2297
7916 West Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
 
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(260) 459-7684
1814 Heather Ct
Fort Wayne, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(260) 436-2416
7910 West Jefferson Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
 
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(260) 432-4488
7230 Engle Road Suite 230
Fort Wayne, IN
 
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(260) 436-3789
7910 W Jefferson Blvd Ste 201
Fort Wayne, IN
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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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