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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.

Dr. Christopher B Cunnyngham
(803) 434-7606
Edmond, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Roy Johnny B MD
(405) 844-2400
105 South Bryant Avenue Suite 110
Edmond, OK
 
Infectous Disease Physician PC
(405) 844-2922
729 South Boulevard Street
Edmond, OK
 
Lena F Buchanan, DO
105 S Bryant Ave Ste 410
Edmond, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ok State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Tulsa, Ok 74107
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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Grode Tim MD
(405) 715-2022
105 South Bryant Avenue Suite 202
Edmond, OK
 
Merl Wayne Simmons, MD
(405) 341-7009
1919 E Memorial Rd
Edmond, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City, Ok
Group Practice: Mercy Health Network

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Levy Brian P MD
(405) 330-7000
200 North Bryant Avenue
Edmond, OK
 
Dr. Abhaya R M Seshachar
(405) 271-4351
1121 Richmond Rd
Edmond, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Kirk James L Jr MD
(405) 844-2922
729 South Boulevard Street
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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