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Baby Acne Treatment Tahlequah OK

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.

Ahmad Irfan MD
(918) 456-7700
1201 East Ross Bypass
Tahlequah, OK
 
Dr. Yahya Mahmoud Ahmad
(918) 207-0773
1294 E Downing St
Tahlequah, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. James Andrew Lewis
(918) 458-3120
100 S Bliss Ave
Tahlequah, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Siddique Naveed MD
(918) 456-7700
1201 East Ross Bypass
Tahlequah, OK
 
Dr. Naveed Siddique
(918) 456-7700
1506 E Shawnee Cir
Tahlequah, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Myriam Dawis Gilmore
(918) 458-3120
100 S Bliss Ave
Tahlequah, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Fernan L Maximo MD
(918) 431-1858
1325 East Boone Street
Tahlequah, OK
 
Naveed Siddique
(918) 456-7700
1506 E Shawnee Cir
Tahlequah, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Tahlequah Family Medicine
(918) 458-0700
1203 East Ross Bypass Suite C
Tahlequah, OK
 
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(918) 458-3170
100 South Bliss Avenue
Tahlequah, OK
 
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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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