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Baby Acne Treatment Conway AR

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.

McNabb Steve MD
(501) 329-1800
2710 College Avenue
Conway, AR
 
Stroud James Douglas MD
(501) 327-5250
515 Locust Street
Conway, AR
 
Reginald Alan Lucas
(501) 329-1800
2710 College Ave
Conway, AR
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James Shipman Magee, MD
(501) 364-4366
2425 Prince St Ste 4
Conway, AR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1986

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Arkansas Allergy & Asthma Clinic PA
(501) 663-8400
400 Salem Road Suite 4
Conway, AR
 
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(501) 328-0055
2425 Dave Ward Drive
Conway, AR
 
Craig Jeffrey A MD
(501) 328-0055
2425 Dave Ward Drive
Conway, AR
 
Conway Regional Imaging Center
(501) 932-3200
2120 Robinson Avenue
Conway, AR
 
Judy Mathews Michaels, MD, FAAP
(501) 327-6000
2505 College Ave
Conway, AR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1978

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2605 College Avenue
Conway, AR
 
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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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