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Baby Acne Treatment Lenexa 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.

Dr. Monalisa Mullick
(252) 816-4100
Lenexa, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Meenakshi Sharma, MD
(913) 248-8211
16235 W 80th Pl
Lenexa, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dr Sn Med Coll, Univ Of Rajasthan, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
Graduation Year: 1986

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Mary Ellen Hamm, MD
(913) 634-7253
8536 Haven St
Lenexa, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2005

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Dr. Angela Leigh Myers
(913) 677-0691
9328 Swarner Dr
Lenexa, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Michael Alan Blum
(913) 888-4567
12200 W 106th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Dr. Lisa Jane Gilmer
(913) 588-5908
Lenexa, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Angela Leigh Myers, MD
(913) 677-0691
9328 Swarner Dr
Lenexa, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 2001

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Dr. David Wayne Minderman
Lenexa, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Thomas B Heaphy
(913) 541-3300
10600 Quivira Rd Ste 210
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Kristen Kasper Stuppy
(913) 888-4567
12200 W 106th St
Overland Park, KS
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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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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