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Baby Acne Treatment Leawood 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.

Giang Dai Nguyen, MD
(816) 234-3010
5808 W 110th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1998

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Dr. Martin Lafe Bauer
(913) 906-9112
4500 College Blvd Ste 140
Leawood, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Frederick Kurt Hall, DO
5808 W 110th St
Leawood, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1973

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Holly B Daniel
(913) 696-8228
5808 W 110th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Katherine L Madson
(816) 234-3686
5808 W 110th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Urocare for Women LLC
(913) 266-4540
11401 Ash Street Suite 400
Leawood, KS
 
Lance Shipman
(913) 696-8228
5808 W 110th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Milton Alexander Fowler
5808 W 110th St
Leawood, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Kelly D Kreisler, MD
(304) 293-1198
5808 W 110th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1998

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(913) 696-8228
5808 W 110th St
Overland Park, 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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