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Baby Acne Treatment Olathe KS

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.

Zimmerman Bruce MD
(913) 764-2737
20375 West 151st Street
Olathe, KS
 
Paul Moore Jr, MD
20805 W 151st St Ste 201
Olathe, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1999

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Mid-America Urology
(913) 780-3388
20375 West 151st Street
Olathe, KS
 
Michael Allen Greenfield, MD
(913) 393-4888
20805 W 151st St
Olathe, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1994

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Dr. Richard Upton Baldwin
(205) 939-9589
20805 W 151st St
Olathe, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Arnold Z Balanoff, MD, FAAP
(913) 782-2525
20375 W 151st St Ste 251
Olathe, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1967

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Dr. Richard Jay Iken
(913) 782-2525
20375 W 151st St Ste 251
Olathe, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Megan Rebecca Loeb, MD
(913) 764-4068
11628 S Marion St
Olathe, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 2001

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Dr. Kathleen M Hance
(913) 782-2292
20805 W 151st St
Olathe, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Abercrombie Keith J MD
(913) 780-3388
20375 West 151st Street
Olathe, KS
 
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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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