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Baby Acne Treatment Natchitoches LA

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.

Olusegun Adedamola Adeleye
(318) 356-7211
405 Bienville St
Natchitoches, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Kenneth Joseph Darcy, MD
(904) 457-1911
319 Lachaise St
Natchitoches, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1969

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McLeod Edna W Dr
(318) 352-3492
130 East 5th Street
Natchitoches, LA
 
Olabisi Oshikanlu, MD
(318) 356-7211
PO Box 2084
Natchitoches, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ibadan, Coll Of Med, Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1985

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Alexandria Otolaryngology Associates LLC
(318) 356-0100
422 5th Street
Natchitoches, LA
 
Dr. Brett C Rodriguez
(504) 889-1154
329 Dixie Plz
Natchitoches, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Shalom Clinic for Children
(318) 356-7211
405 Bienville Street
Natchitoches, LA
 
Brett C Rodriguez, MD
329 Dixie Plz
Natchitoches, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1996

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Wise Clinic for Children
(318) 352-4441
617 Bienville Street
Natchitoches, LA
 
Dr. Olabisi Oshikanlu
(318) 356-7211
PO Box 2084
Natchitoches, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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