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Baby Acne Treatment Poplar Bluff MO

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.

Alfa Digestive Disease Center
(573) 785-7475
2520 Lucy Lee Parkway
Poplar Bluff, MO
 
Madduri S D MD
(573) 686-2411
686 Lester Street
Poplar Bluff, MO
 
Rangsan Suvanaphochana, MD
(573) 686-2585
2500 Lucy Lee Pkwy
Poplar Bluff, MO
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chiang Mai Univ, Fac Of Med, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Graduation Year: 1968

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Bost R Kingsley MD
(573) 686-2411
686 Lester Street
Poplar Bluff, MO
 
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(573) 785-7791
2011 North Westwood Boulevard
Poplar Bluff, MO
 
Debra Ann Robertson
(573) 785-2005
2210 Barron Rd
Poplar Bluff, MO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr.Joseph Fernando
(573) 785-2005
2210 Barron Rd # 120
Poplar Bluff, MO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Peradeniya, Fac Of Med, Peradeniya
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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(573) 686-2411
686 Lester Street
Poplar Bluff, MO
 
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(573) 785-0889
Poplar Bluff, MO
Specialty
Pediatrics

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2509 Lucy Lee Parkway
Poplar Bluff, MO
 
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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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