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Baby Acne Treatment Henderson 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.

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(270) 827-2312
800 North Elm Street
Henderson, KY
 
Fred Lee Barnett, MD
(270) 826-3538
1997 Barrett Ct
Henderson, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1971

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(270) 827-3573
110 3rd St
Henderson, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(270) 844-1101
319 8th Street
Henderson, KY
 
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(270) 826-0002
1413 North Elm Street Suite 105
Henderson, KY
 
Dr. Fred Lee Barnett
(270) 826-3538
1997 Barrett Ct
Henderson, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Iyad A Al Jabi, MD
(270) 830-0313
505 Klutey Park Plaza Dr
Henderson, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alexandria, Fac Of Med, Alexandria, Egypt (330-03 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1980

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Henderson, KY
 
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(270) 827-3573
110 3rd Street Imperial Building Suite 180
Henderson, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(270) 827-4002
110 3rd Street Suite 250
Henderson, 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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