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Baby Acne Treatment Lebanon MO

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.

Stacy L Kanagawa, DO
(417) 533-6729
120 Hospital Dr Ste 300/350
Lebanon, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 2000

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Heidi Pfetcher
(417) 533-6729
120 Hospital Dr
Lebanon, MO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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St John's Clinic-Lebanon-Pediatrics
(417) 533-6729
120 Hospital Drive Suite 350
Lebanon, MO
 
John T Hopkins
(417) 533-6729
120 Hospital Dr
Lebanon, MO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Karen Bolliger Hopkins, MD
(417) 533-6729
120 Hospital Dr Ste 350
Lebanon, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1992

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Burrell Behavioral Health
(417) 532-9150
302 South Park Manor
Lebanon, MO
 
Nipa Shantilal Yochim, MD
(417) 533-6729
120 Hospital Dr Ste 350
Lebanon, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1998

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(417) 532-7850
341 Hospital Drive
Lebanon, MO
 
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(417) 533-6729
120 Hospital Drive
Lebanon, MO
 
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(417) 532-7850
341 Hospital Drive
Lebanon, MO
 
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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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