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Baby Acne Treatment Columbus OH

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.

Renee Taylor
(614) 476-1901
3433 Agler Rd
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Colby Frost Quintenz, MD
1008 Hunter Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2003

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Children's Hospital Close To Home Physicn CRE CTRS
(614) 355-9300
1390 Cleveland Avenue
Columbus, OH
 
Todd Holman
(614) 722-4867
555 S 18th St
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. William Joseph Barson
(614) 722-4456
ED 579 700 Childrens Dr
Columbus, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Andrew William Wapner, DO
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 2001

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Christofides Elena MD
(614) 453-9999
72 West 3rd Avenue
Columbus, OH
 
Jack Anthony Kopechek, MD
(614) 294-4643
1390 Cleveland Ave
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1984

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Elizabeth D Allen, MD
(614) 722-4766
700 Childrens Dr
Columbus, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1985

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Lee Catherine MD
(614) 486-5200
1211 Dublin Road Lbby
Columbus, OH
 
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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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