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Baby Acne Treatment Cynthiana 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.

Amy Marie Mashburn, MD
(859) 234-8852
1210 Ky Highway 36 E Ste DC1
Cynthiana, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1994

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Castillo Julian V Jr MD PSC
(859) 234-2300
Harrison Memorial Prairie
Cynthiana, KY
 
Bluegrass Medical Clinic
(859) 987-0074
22 Clinic Drive
Paris, KY
 
Young C R MD
(859) 987-0074
22 Clinic Drive
Paris, KY
 
Green Jeffery J MD
(859) 987-0074
22 Clinic Drive
Paris, KY
 
Wm Frank Mc Kemie, MD
(859) 234-9611
1210 Ky Highway 36 E Ste 2A
Cynthiana, KY
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1978

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Wm Frank McKemie, MD
(859) 234-9611
1210 Ky Highway 36 E Ste 2A
Cynthiana, KY
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1978

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Dr. Kathryn Elise Linville
Paris, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Raab Regina MD
(859) 987-2565
24 Clinic Drive
Paris, KY
 
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(859) 987-0074
22 Clinic Drive
Paris, 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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