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Baby Acne Treatment Ruston LA

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. Tonya Kelly Slusher
(318) 251-6240
1200 S Farmerville St
Ruston, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

McGehee David W MD
(318) 251-6240
1200 South Farmerville Street
Ruston, LA
 
Moncrief James A MD
(318) 251-6240
1200 South Farmerville Street
Ruston, LA
 
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(318) 255-1515
411 E Vaughn Ave Ste 103
Ruston, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Tanner Charles W Jr MD
(318) 251-6361
1200 South Farmerville Street
Ruston, LA
 
Futrell Josephine M MD
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1200 South Farmerville Street
Ruston, LA
 
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(318) 255-3690
1200 S Farmerville St
Ruston, LA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Marlene F Daher, MD
(318) 255-3690
1200 S Farmerville St
Ruston, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
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Education
Medical School: American Univ Of Beirut, Fac Of Med, Beirut, Lebanon
Graduation Year: 1986

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(318) 251-6242
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Ruston, LA
 
Michelle E Ehrlich, MD
(318) 255-3690
Ruston, LA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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