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Baby Acne Treatment Rogers AR

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. Carl A Engmann
(479) 936-8248
922 Lafayette St
Rogers, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics

William Matthew James, MD
2570 Penny Ln
Rogers, AR
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 2000

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Rainbow Pediatric Clinic PA
(479) 464-8231
5507 Walsh Lane Suite 101
Rogers, AR
 
Martha Ann Sharkey MD
(479) 464-8231
5507 Walsh Lane Suite 101
Rogers, AR
 
Harry Mc Kinley Harmon, MD
(501) 636-9234
1114 Poplar Pl
Rogers, AR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1968

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Carl A Engmann, MD
(479) 936-8248
922 Lafayette St
Rogers, AR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr. William Matthew James
(859) 781-0804
2570 Penny Ln
Rogers, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Martha Ann Sharkey, MD, FAAP
(479) 464-8231
5507 Walsh Ln Ste 101
Rogers, AR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1995

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Martha Ann B Sharkey
(479) 464-8231
5507 Walsh Ln
Rogers, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Maass Adam MD
(479) 636-3627
3101 Southeast 14
Rogers, AR
 
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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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