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Baby Acne Treatment Ottumwa IA

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.

Ayesha Khan, MD
(715) 836-8540
623 Pennsylvania Ave
Ottumwa, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1972

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Otrok Thomas MD
(641) 682-4594
1005 Pennsylvania Avenue
Ottumwa, IA
 
Jay Carl Heitsman
(641) 684-3000
931 Pennsylvania Ave
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Tim Duane Starner, MD
(319) 356-0469
Ottumwa, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1995

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Ahmed Jashim U MD
(641) 682-4594
1005 Pennsylvania Avenue Suite 104
Ottumwa, IA
 
Dr. Jay Carl Heitsman
(515) 682-3000
931 Pennsylvania Ave
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

John David Wilson
(641) 684-3000
931 Pennsylvania Ave
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Ayesha Khan
(715) 836-8540
623 Pennsylvania Ave
Ottumwa, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Nancy Collins O'Brien, MD
(641) 684-3000
931 Pennsylvania Ave
Ottumwa, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Ottumwa Regional Health Center, Ottumwa, Ia
Group Practice: Ottumwa Pediatrics

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Warrier Anil MD
(641) 682-4594
1005 Pennsylvania Avenue
Ottumwa, IA
 
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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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