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Baby Acne Treatment Enid 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. Edward Champoux
(580) 213-7918
527 Gott Rd Bldg 810
Enid, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Suman Malhotra
(580) 234-1946
620 S Madison St Ste 204
Enid, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Lucht William D MD
(580) 237-1877
3201 North Van Buren Street
Enid, OK
 
Switzer Seth H
(580) 237-1877
3201 North Van Buren Street Suite 400
Enid, OK
 
Michael James O'Quin, MD
(405) 234-7070
3201 N Van Buren St
Enid, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Integris Bass Baptist Health C, Enid, Ok; St Marys Mercy Hospital, Enid, Ok
Group Practice: Northwest Pediatrics Inc

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Edward Champoux, MD, FAAP
(580) 213-7918
527 Gott Rd Bldg 810
Enid, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2002

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Enid Urology Associates
(580) 233-3230
615 East Oklahoma Avenue Suite 200
Enid, OK
 
Sanku Rohini, MD
(580) 234-0285
330 S 5th St Ste 301
Enid, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Gandhi Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1969

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Northern Oklahoma Diagnostic Imaging
(580) 242-7226
1204 West Willow Road Suite D
Enid, OK
 
Teske Timothy W
(580) 233-6100
330 South 5th Street
Enid, 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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