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Baby Acne Treatment Parkersburg WV

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.

Morehead Michael MD
(304) 485-5041
3803 Emerson Avenue
Parkersburg, WV
 
Dr. Min Lin Liu
(304) 424-6878
3211 Dudley Ave
Parkersburg, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Orton Carl Armstrong, MD
(304) 424-4650
600 18th St Ste 404
Parkersburg, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1993

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521 Market Street
Parkersburg, WV
 
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600 18th Street Suite 610
Parkersburg, WV
 
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(304) 428-1161
2610 Camden Avenue
Parkersburg, WV
 
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(304) 424-4205
1907 Ann Street
Parkersburg, WV
 
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(304) 422-8456
600 18th Street
Parkersburg, WV
 
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(304) 485-0500
705 Garfield Av Suite 300
Parkersburg, WV
 
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(304) 422-8456
1824 Murdoch Avenue
Parkersburg, WV
 
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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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