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Baby Acne Treatment Covington 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.

Julie A. Taylor
(513) 636-8788
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Dr. Carol Ann Forssell
(304) 432-8211
Apt D 217 McCrae Ln
Covington, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

John Rossell Brewer, MD
(606) 655-8037
1132 Greenup St
Covington, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1963

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Dr. Bernadette Vitola
(513) 404-3593
628 Sanford St # 1
Covington, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Ajay Bhalchandra Ponkshe, MD
(618) 683-3781
1132 Greenup St
Covington, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst Of Med Sci, Banaras Hindu Univ, Varanasi, Up, India
Graduation Year: 1991

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Gail V Chang, MD
(513) 829-5306
511 Nilles Rd
Fairfield, OH
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Christopher Co MD
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Pediatrics

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Dixie Pike CNTR
(859) 655-6100
1100 Pike Street
Covington, KY
 
Dr. Ajay Bhalchandra Ponkshe
(618) 683-3781
1132 Greenup St
Covington, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Bernadette Buenaflor Sia, MD
(606) 341-9630
1873 Mount Vernon Dr
Covington, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1971

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Pediatric Care of KY - Covington
(859) 431-4100
924 Main Street
Covington, 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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