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Baby Acne Treatment Harrison AR

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. Asish Kumar Ghosh
(870) 743-2777
1418 McCoy Dr
Harrison, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Steven Shrum
(501) 743-4900
823 N Main St
Harrison, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Rubio Ronald R MD
(870) 365-2550
620 North Willow Street
Harrison, AR
 
North Arkansas Ear Nose & Throargical Associats PA
(870) 743-9373
610 North Spring Street
Harrison, AR
 
Elizabeth Ross Chambers, MD
(870) 741-4361
715 W Sherman Ave
Harrison, AR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1964

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Ghosh Asish MD
(870) 743-2777
1418 McCoy Drive
Harrison, AR
 
Asish Kumar Ghosh, MD
(870) 743-2777
1418 McCoy Dr
Harrison, AR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Rajendra Med Coll, Ranchi Univ, Ranchi, Bihar, India
Graduation Year: 1985

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North Arkansas Urology PA
(870) 741-2317
620 North Willow Street
Harrison, AR
 
Shrum Steve MD
(870) 743-4900
823 North Main Street
Harrison, AR
 
Ferguson Max Ann MD
(870) 741-2317
715 West Sherman Avenue Suite A
Harrison, AR
 
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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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