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Baby Acne Treatment Corbin KY

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.

Ross Alexander Halbleib, MD
(606) 864-5252
1 Trillium Way
Corbin, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1975

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DeJie John
(606) 528-9700
60 Bryan Blvd
Corbin, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

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McClintock Mike MD
(606) 528-1212
205 South Kentucky Avenue
Corbin, KY
 
Turner Bobby R MD
(606) 528-1212
1419 Cumberland Falls Highway
Corbin, KY
 
Carmel Wallace, MD
(606) 528-9700
60 Bryan Blvd Ste 200
Corbin, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1975

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Vernon Mitchell May, MD, FAAP
(606) 528-9700
60 Bryan Blvd
Corbin, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2001

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Danny Joe Strunk
(606) 528-9700
60 Bryan Blvd
Corbin, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Shaikh Abdul R MD
(606) 528-5331
15 Moonbow Plaza
Corbin, KY
 
Dr. Cecile Cheng Del Mundo
(606) 523-5193
475 US Highway 25 W
Corbin, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Naik Pratiksha MD
(606) 528-9700
60 Bryan
Corbin, KY
 
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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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