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Baby Acne Treatment Newburgh 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.

Barry S Phillips
(812) 853-5300
4111 Gateway Blvd
Newburgh, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Ann M Hilmo, MD
(219) 465-4701
4535 Clint Cir
Newburgh, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Porter Mem Hosp, Valparaiso, In
Group Practice: Nwi Neonatology

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Julie A Hurlock
(812) 853-5300
4111 Gateway Blvd
Newburgh, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Williams Bruce P MD
(812) 853-5671
4133 Gateway Boulevard
Newburgh, IN
 
Julie Ann Hurlock, MD
(812) 463-7700
4133 Gateway Blvd Ste 290
Newburgh, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1996
Hospital
Hospital: Deaconess Hosp, Evansville, In; St Marys Med Ctr Of Evansville, Evansville, In

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Midwest Radiologic Imaging
(812) 858-0080
4087 Gateway Boulevard
Newburgh, IN
 
Bruce Parmer Williams, MD
(812) 853-5671
4133 Gateway Blvd Ste 210
Newburgh, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1974

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Barry Stephan Phillips, MD
4133 Gateway Blvd Ste 290
Newburgh, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr. Ann M Hilmo
(219) 465-4701
4535 Clint Cir
Newburgh, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Anne P McLaughlin, MD
421 Chestnut St
Newburgh, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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