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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.

Renee Sue Domanico, MD
(304) 691-1300
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1988

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Yoram Elitsur
(304) 691-1300
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Yoram Elitsur
(304) 691-1381
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Isabel M Pino
(304) 691-1300
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Gress Todd W MD
(304) 691-1000
1600 Medical Center Drive
Huntington, WV
 
Denning David A MD
(304) 691-1200
1600 Medical Center Drive
Huntington, WV
 
Joseph E Evans
(304) 691-1300
1600 Medical Center Dr
Huntington, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Melody S Cyrus, MD
(304) 648-7015
723 9th Ave
Huntington, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1996

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Savory Linda MD
(304) 697-7000
1305 Elm Street East
Huntington, WV
 
Dr. Shaista S Safder
(317) 891-2317
1600 Medical Center Dr Ste 3500
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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