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Baby Acne Treatment Shawnee KS

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. Kay Rauth-Farley
(281) 256-6139
15440 W 65th St
Shawnee, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Douglas Lee Blowey
(913) 894-5973
Shawnee, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Paul J Brown
(913) 588-8400
7405 Renner Rd
Shawnee, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Richard P Charette, MD, FAAP
(913) 268-7063
166 Terrace Trl W
Shawnee, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1976

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Dr. John Millard Sturgeon III
(757) 489-3551
16663 Midland Dr
Shawnee, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Paul Jeffrey Brown, MD
(913) 588-8400
7405 Renner Rd
Shawnee, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1984

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Kay Rauth-Farley, MD, FAAP
15440 W 65th St
Shawnee, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Dr. Rozina Ahmed Mohiuddin
(913) 588-8400
7405 Renner Rd
Shawnee, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Huda H Alani
(913) 588-8400
7405 Renner Rd
Shawnee, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Rozina Ahmed Mohiuddin, MD
(913) 588-8400
7405 Renner Rd
Shawnee, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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