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Baby Acne Treatment Martinsville IN

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. Ronald James Brugh
(765) 342-0539
PO Box 1717
Martinsville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Brugh Ronald J MD
(765) 342-0539
1949 Hospital Drive
Martinsville, IN
 
Dr. Ronald James Beahm
(765) 342-0539
1949 Hospital Dr
Martinsville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Morgan Health Services
(765) 342-0539
1949 Hospital Drive
Martinsville, IN
 
Dr. Jian Li
(270) 442-6161
1949 Hospital Dr
Martinsville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jian Li, MD
1949 Hospital Dr
Martinsville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Shanxi Med Coll, Taiyung, Shanxi, China
Graduation Year: 1988

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Ronald J Brugh
(765) 342-0539
1949 Hospital Dr
Martinsville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Ronald James Brugh, MD
(765) 342-0539
PO Box 1717
Martinsville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Allergy And Immunology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oral Roberts Univ Sch Of Med, Tulsa Ok 74137
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Morgan County Mem Hosp, Martinsville, In
Group Practice: Morgan Health Svc

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(765) 342-0539
1949 Hospital Drive
Martinsville, IN
 
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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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