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Baby Acne Treatment Huntington WV

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.

Beaver Bonnie L MD
(304) 691-1200
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
 
Kimberly LEGG M Ccc-A
(304) 522-6388
3 Stonecrest Drive
Huntington, WV
 
Faltaous Adel A MD
(304) 691-1200
1600 Medical Center Drive Suite 2500
Huntington, WV
 
Eduardo Pino, MD
(304) 691-1300
1600 Medical Center Dr Ste 3500
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Ciencias Med San Juan Bautista, Hato Rey Pr 00917
Graduation Year: 1983

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Dr. John Robert Morgan Jr
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Brian Stewart Dunlap
(478) 633-7500
1325 Neel St
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Patricia Kelly
(304) 528-6445
1 Highlander Way
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Marie Difilippo Frazier
(304) 691-1300
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

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Dr. Jay Thomas Naegele
(740) 533-0811
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. James R Bailes Jr
(304) 525-1290
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialty
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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