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Baby Acne Treatment Hazelwood MO

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.

Paul S Simons, MD
(314) 535-7855
4488 Forest Park Ave
Saint Louis, MO
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Forest Park Pediatrics
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Pediatrics

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Judith M Stucki Simeon, MD
(314) 895-3777
755 Dunn Rd Ste 100
Hazelwood, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1987

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Ananda De Silva, MD
(314) 731-5555
6308 Hazelwest Ct Ste 200
Hazelwood, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Colombo, Fac Of Med, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Graduation Year: 1968

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Earline Abigail Brownridge
(314) 731-1299
637 Dunn Rd
Hazelwood, MO
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Pediatrics

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Richard David Knight, MD
(314) 921-4500
755 Dunn Rd Ste 120
Hazelwood, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1994

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Dr. Richard David Knight
(314) 921-4500
755 Dunn Rd Ste 120
Hazelwood, MO
Specialty
Pediatrics

Earline A Brownridge, MD
(314) 731-1299
637 Dunn Rd Ste 144
Hazelwood, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1982

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Dr. Ananda De Silva
(314) 731-5555
6308 Hazelwest Ct Ste 200
Hazelwood, MO
Specialty
Pediatrics

Richard D Knight
(314) 921-4500
755 Dunn Rd
Hazelwood, MO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Judith M Stucki Simeon
(314) 895-3777
755 Dunn Rd Ste 100
Hazelwood, MO
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Pediatrics

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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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