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Baby Acne Treatment Elizabethtown 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.

Yates G Neil MD
(270) 737-1212
1700 Ring Road
Elizabethtown, KY
 
Kristina L Knisely
(270) 765-2107
1207 Woodland Dr
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Anne Christine Stevenson, MD
(270) 765-2107
1207 Woodland Dr
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 2001

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Anne C Stevenson
(270) 765-2107
1207 Woodland Dr
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Kristina Lynne Knisely, MD
(502) 765-2107
1207 Woodland Dr
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1995

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Knisely Kristina MD
(270) 765-2107
1207 Woodland Drive
Elizabethtown, KY
 
Yasir Saifullah, MD
(270) 769-0110
1230 Woodland Dr Ste 208
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Allama Iqbal Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1989

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Victoria M Baula, MD
(270) 769-6888
1230 Woodland Dr Ste 207
Elizabethtown, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1978

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Haider Syedkashif B MD
(270) 234-8866
2406 Ring Road
Elizabethtown, KY
 
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(270) 765-5127
906 Woodland Drive Suite 102
Elizabethtown, 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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