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Baby Acne Treatment Ponca City 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.

Oster Ellis MD
(580) 765-7373
308 Fairview Avenue
Ponca City, OK
 
S Jane Moseley Thomason, MD
(580) 765-5569
Ponca City, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: St Joseph Reg Med Ctr Of North, Ponca City, Ok
Group Practice: North Oklahoma Regional Pdtrc

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Dr. Michael Stephen Walker
(580) 765-5569
Ponca City, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Oklahoma Internal Medicine Inc
(580) 765-3321
1700 North 5th Street
Ponca City, OK
 
Ponca City Hospital Inc
(580) 765-3321
1900 North 14th Street
Ponca City, OK
 
Area Radiological Consultants PA
(580) 765-9588
308 Fairview Avenue
Ponca City, OK
 
Ahmad Saleh Agha
(580) 765-5569
415 Fairview Ave Ste 100
Ponca City, OK
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Dr. S Jane Moseley Thomason
(580) 765-5569
Ponca City, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Davis Paul K
(580) 765-7373
400 Fairview Avenue Suite 20
Ponca City, OK
 
Sullivan Michael
(580) 765-7373
400 Fairview Avenue Suite 19
Ponca City, OK
 
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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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