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Baby Acne Treatment Noblesville 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.

Chaten Joanne H MD
(317) 776-0880
865 Westfield Road
Noblesville, IN
 
Theresa M p Mason
(317) 776-0880
865 Westfield Rd
Noblesville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Michael John Fitzgerald, MD
(317) 896-9494
7080 Summer Oak Dr
Noblesville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1983

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Cossell Anthony J FACC
(317) 773-7711
17525 River Avenue
Noblesville, IN
 
Michael J FitzGerald
(317) 776-0880
865 Westfield Rd
Noblesville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Schilt Bruce F FACC
(317) 773-7711
17525 River Avenue
Noblesville, IN
 
Noblesville Pediatrics
(317) 776-0880
865 Westfield Road
Noblesville, IN
 
Kain Joy MD
(317) 776-0880
865 Westfield Road
Noblesville, IN
 
Theresa Marie Mason, MD
(317) 776-0880
865 Westfield Rd
Noblesville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1992

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(317) 774-8415
18051 River Avenue
Noblesville, 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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