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Baby Acne Treatment Edmond OK

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.

John Charles Mannahan, DO
(405) 226-1769
Edmond, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1976

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Diagnostic Radiology
(405) 348-1900
902 South Bryant Avenue
Edmond, OK
 
Dr. Morris R Gessouroun
(405) 271-5211
940 E 13th St
Edmond, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Muhammad Yousuf Hasan
(405) 271-5211
940 E 13th St
Edmond, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Adriana Monica Brune, MD
1851 Deerwood Trl
Edmond, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1987

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Rochelle Roxanne Caruso, MD
(402) 502-9610
1220 Knights Bridge Rd
Edmond, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr. Andrea Lynn Sestak
(859) 234-8852
Edmond, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Farhat Chaudry
(313) 341-4800
Edmond, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Rochelle Roxanne Caruso
(402) 502-9610
1220 Knights Bridge Rd
Edmond, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Smedlund Stephen E MD
(405) 340-9550
910 South Bryant Avenue
Edmond, OK
 
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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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