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Baby Acne Treatment Great Bend KS

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.

Ryan Matthew Williams, MD
1924 Broadway Ave
Great Bend, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 2000

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Brust Robert MD
(620) 792-3433
1017 Jackson Street Suite A
Great Bend, KS
 
Dr. Marta Joyce Edmonds
(620) 792-5437
1924 Broadway Ave
Great Bend, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

AYRE Douglas
(620) 792-3535
1516 Main Street
Great Bend, KS
 
Dr. Ryan Matthew Williams
(901) 345-0202
1924 Broadway Ave
Great Bend, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Haven Calvert Krueger, MD
(620) 793-6155
Great Bend, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1961

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Marta Joyce Edmonds, MD
(620) 792-5437
1924 Broadway Ave
Great Bend, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Central Kansas Med Ctr, Great Bend, Ks
Group Practice: Great Bend Children's Clinic

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Renal Care Group
(620) 792-2944
3904 6th Street
Great Bend, KS
 
Great Bend Children's Clinic
(620) 792-2511
1924 Broadway Avenue
Great Bend, KS
 
Western Kansas Urological Associates
(785) 625-9201
1400 Polk Street
Great Bend, KS
 
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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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