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Baby Acne Treatment Martinsburg WV

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.

Spilsbury Paul R MD
(304) 267-4444
2010 Oates Drive
Martinsburg, WV
 
Ryan Timothy McCarthy
(304) 263-0913
1002 Sushruta Dr
Martinsburg, WV
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Dr. H Donald Price
(304) 264-9121
315 Pendleton Dr
Martinsburg, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Edward Fike Arnett, MD
(304) 263-8853
2000 Professional Ct
Martinsburg, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: City Hosp, Martinsburg, Wv; W V University Hospital -Ruby, Morgantown, Wv

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Eastern Panhandle Pediatrics
(304) 263-8853
2000 Professional Court Suite C
Martinsburg, WV
 
Martinsburg Radiology Associates Inc
(304) 263-4967
295 Rock Cliff Drive
Martinsburg, WV
 
Kasey Avis Statum, MD
(718) 519-3347
PO Box 881
Martinsburg, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1999

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Joe Caroline E
(304) 264-9121
315 Pendleton Drive
Martinsburg, WV
 
Caroline E Joe, MD
(304) 264-9121
315 Pendleton Dr
Martinsburg, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Pavia, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Pavia, Italy
Graduation Year: 1994

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Jackson Maina Nganga, MD
1088 Shepherdstown Road
Martinsburg, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nairobi, Coll Of Hlth Sci, Nairobi, Kenya
Graduation Year: 1988

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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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