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Baby Acne Treatment Leavenworth KS

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.

Debra L Heidgen
(913) 772-6046
3550 S. 4th St.
Leavenworth, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Tumanut Benesto F
(913) 682-5250
3601 South 4th Street
Leavenworth, KS
 
Vernon Alexander Mills, MD
(913) 727-6046
3550 S 4th St Ste 120
Leavenworth, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Cushing Mem Hosp, Leavenworth, Ks; St John Hosp, Leavenworth, Ks
Group Practice: Leavenworth County Med Society

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McAllaster Claudia MD
(913) 651-3300
3550 South 4th Street Suite 110
Leavenworth, KS
 
Dr. Linda Lee Gratny
(212) 949-4957
25616 183rd St
Leavenworth, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Saint John Hospital
(913) 651-3300
3550 South 4th Street Suite 110
Leavenworth, KS
 
Heidgen Debra L MD
(913) 772-6046
3550 South 4th Street Suite 120
Leavenworth, KS
 
Claudia McAllaster, MD
(913) 651-3300
3550 S 4th St Ste 110
Leavenworth, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1977

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Becker Leslie E Jr MD
(913) 682-7225
1001 6th Avenue
Leavenworth, KS
 
Sahgal Vivek Md & Desai Samir MD
(913) 682-7225
1001 6th Avenue Suite 320
Leavenworth, KS
 
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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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