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Baby Acne Treatment Louisville KY

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.

Springs Pediatrics
(502) 895-0524
6400 Dutchmans Parkway Suite 15
Louisville, KY
 
Howard Stone, MD
(502) 451-6966
1506 Vivian Ln
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1966

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Dr. Katherine Ann Abbott
(504) 568-7884
6400 Dutchmans Pkwy Ste 15
Louisville, KY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Joni Lea Wooldridge, MD
(502) 895-0524
6400 Dutchmans Pkwy Ste 15
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1985

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Sabharwal Kailash C MD
(502) 636-5532
3 Audubon Plaza Drive Suite 430
Louisville, KY
 
Thompson Eliot L MD PHYS
(502) 895-0524
6400 Dutchmans Parkway
Louisville, KY
 
Bernadette Aguilar Veza, MD
(502) 583-5767
1429 Winter Ave
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2004

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Olson Walter L MD
(502) 587-8010
801 Barret Avenue Suite 112
Louisville, KY
 
John Michael Karibo, MD
(502) 635-6937
1261 Goss Ave
Louisville, KY
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1963

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(502) 895-0524
6400 Dutchmans Parkway Suite 15
Louisville, KY
 
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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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