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Baby Acne Treatment Owasso OK

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.

Dr. Cheryl A Boyd
(918) 272-8989
8439 N 117th East Ave
Owasso, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Laurie Mickle, MD, FAAP
(918) 272-0114
11650 E 86th St N
Owasso, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dr. Laurie Mickle Dittrich
(918) 272-0114
11650 E 86th St N
Owasso, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

James Wingo
(918) 274-5510
12455 E 100th St N
Owasso, OK
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Dr. Lauri Blesch
(918) 272-0114
11650 E 86th St N
Owasso, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Laurie Mickle Bell
(918) 272-0114
11650 E 86th St N
Owasso, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Theresa Lynn Horton, MD
(918) 256-8731
11650 E 86th St N
Owasso, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1991

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Christopher F Hebertson, MD
9800 E 110th St N
Owasso, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 2003

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Cheryl A Boyd, DO
(918) 272-8989
8439 N 117th East Ave
Owasso, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ok State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Tulsa, Ok 74107
Graduation Year: 1994

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Laurie Mickle Bell, MD
(918) 272-0114
11650 E 86th St N
Owasso, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: Hillcrest Med Ctr, Tulsa, Ok; St John Med Ctr, Tulsa, Ok; St Francis Hospital, Tulsa, Ok; Southcrest Hospital, Tulsa, Ok
Group Practice: Hillcrest Medical Group

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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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