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Baby Acne Treatment Fairmont WV

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. Sree Krishna Mulpuru
(304) 366-2818
312 10th St
Fairmont, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Cunanan Roberto A MD
(304) 366-0700
Fairmont Clinic
Fairmont, WV
 
Mulpuru Sree K MD
(304) 366-2818
312 10th Street
Fairmont, WV
 
Dr. Thomas Wesley Steele
(304) 366-2818
312 10th St
Fairmont, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Franz Agnes M MD
(304) 366-0700
Fairmont Clinic
Fairmont, WV
 
Thomas Wesley Steele, MD
(304) 366-2818
312 10th St
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1991

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Health Partners
(304) 368-2740
1000 Technology Drive Suite 2320
Fairmont, WV
 
Agnes Marie Franz, MD
(304) 366-0700
PO Box 1112
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1977

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Steele Wes MD
(304) 366-2818
312 10th Street
Fairmont, WV
 
Karyn Fryer, DO
(304) 363-5412
118 Woodmont Way
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2002

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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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