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Baby Acne Treatment Hazard KY

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. Subhashini S Valavalkar
(212) 939-1000
474 Village Ln
Hazard, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Kentucky Lung Clinic
(606) 487-1818
200 Medical Center Drive Suite 2M
Hazard, KY
 
Ugonma Harriet Okparaocha
(606) 487-9999
48 Daniel Boone Plaza
Hazard, KY
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Kanta Arya
(606) 439-1815
200 Medical Center Drive
Hazard, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Uday T R Shankar, MD
(606) 439-1331
200 Medical Center Dr Ste 2B
Hazard, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1983

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Dr. Manoj Kumar Donthineni
(801) 581-6700
200 Medical Center Dr
Hazard, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Manoj Kumar Donthineni, MD
(606) 487-9501
200 Medical Center Dr
Hazard, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1994

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Rene Santin
(606) 439-1300
145 Citizens Lane
Hazard, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Sushil S Valavalkar, MD
(606) 487-8300
474 Village Ln
Hazard, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1993

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Srivastava Deepak MD
(606) 487-9999
349 East Main Street
Hazard, KY
 
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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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