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Baby Acne Treatment Princeton 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.

Al-Attar Inas MD
(304) 487-0415
34 New Hope Road Suite 3
Princeton, WV
 
Pervaiz Naeem Md PC
(304) 425-1522
Quail Valley Medical
Princeton, WV
 
Miller T E MD
(304) 487-1076
Quail Valley Medical
Princeton, WV
 
Healthsouth Southern Hills Rehabilitation Hospital
(304) 487-8000
120 12th Street Extension
Princeton, WV
 
Princeton Pediatrics PC
(304) 425-2355
216 New Hope Road
Princeton, WV
 
Farid M Hussain
(304) 431-5499
3997 Beckley Rd
Princeton, WV
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Fowler D T MD
(304) 487-1076
Quail Valley Medical
Princeton, WV
 
Yung Hie Koh, MD
(304) 425-2095
100 New Hope Rd
Princeton, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Seoul Natl Univ, Coll Of Med, Chongno-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1963

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Rana Tahir MD
(304) 487-5794
100 New Hope Road
Princeton, WV
 
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(304) 431-5499
3997 Beckley Road
Princeton, 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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