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Baby Acne Treatment Connersville 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.

Jetmore BAWA & Hirons A Professional Medicl Crprtn
(765) 825-8521
1475 East State Road 44
Connersville, IN
 
Terry Geraldine MD
(765) 825-4949
2025 Virginia Av
Connersville, IN
 
Connersville Medical Center
(765) 825-4184
3542 Western Avenue
Connersville, IN
 
Tan John MD
(765) 825-4949
2025 Virginia Avenue
Connersville, IN
 
Abdulrazak Kedo, MD
323 Conrad Harcourt Way
Rushville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Aleppo, Fac Of Med, Aleppo, Syria
Graduation Year: 1987

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Dr. John Uy Tan
(765) 825-4949
2025 Virginia Ave Ste D
Connersville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Connersville Pediatrics
(765) 825-4949
2025 Virginia Av
Connersville, IN
 
John Uy Tan, MD
(765) 825-4949
2025 Virginia Ave Ste D
Connersville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Fayette Mem Hosp, Connersville, In; Mason General Hospital, Shelton, Wa
Group Practice: Connersville Pediatrics

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Kedo Raz MD
(765) 932-4441
323 Conrad Harcourt Way
Rushville, IN
 
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(765) 938-2045
1300 North Main Street
Rushville, 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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