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Baby Acne Treatment North Kansas City MO

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.

Dana Geo Ketchum, MD
4444 N Belleview Ave
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1979

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Phyllis G Roberts
(816) 421-0188
2750 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 320
North Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Finke Gerald E DO
(816) 455-0661
2001 Northeast Parvin Road
Kansas City, MO
 
Dr. Grace Baysa Ng
(816) 421-4115
2700 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 50
North Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Pediatrics

Sangeeta Jignesh Dalal
(816) 474-4920
825 Euclid Avenue
Kansas City, MO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Eve Eidel Krahn, MD
(816) 421-4115
2700 Clay Edwards Dr
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1988

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Park Gerald Y MD
(816) 842-6717
2750 Clay Edwards Drive Suite 500
Kansas City, MO
 
Herrick Thomas B MD
(816) 842-6717
2750 Clay Edwards Drive
Kansas City, MO
 
Elizabeth Kay Willis, MD
(816) 214-6525
32 NW Greentree Ln
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2005

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Kenneth Paul Duncan, MD
(816) 421-4115
2700 Clay Edwards Dr
Kansas City, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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