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Baby Acne Treatment Evansville IN

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.

El Ramahi Kamal MD - Welborn Clinic Rheumatology A
(812) 426-9311
421 Chestnut Street
Evansville, IN
 
Dr. Rangassamy Meibalane
(317) 274-2531
401 SE 6th St
Evansville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Thieneman Andrew MD
(812) 426-9372
421 Chestnut Street
Evansville, IN
 
Gay Daniel A MD
(812) 426-9372
421 Chestnut Street
Evansville, IN
 
Dr. Patricia Warner Tharp
(812) 471-9717
11320 Blue Grass Rd
Evansville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Rangassamy Meibalane, MD
(317) 274-2531
401 SE 6th St
Evansville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jawaharlal Inst Of Post-Grad Med Educ, Madras Univ, Pondicherry
Graduation Year: 1963

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Welborn Clinic - Welborn Clinic East- Podiatry
(812) 479-6909
4411 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN
 
Underhill Gary E MD - Welborn Clinic III Child APP
(812) 426-9333
421 Chestnut Street
Evansville, IN
 
Majed Koleilat, MD
(812) 426-9459
421 Chestnut St
Evansville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Charles Univ, Second Med Fac, Praha, Czechoslovakia
Graduation Year: 1996

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(812) 426-9559
421 Chestnut Street
Evansville, IN
 
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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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