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Baby Acne Treatment Tallmadge OH

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.

William F Oehlenschlager, MD
(330) 335-7337
1225 High St
Wadsworth, OH
Business
Wadsworth Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Dr. Kathryn Hixon
(757) 961-5454
215 Barnes Dr
Tallmadge, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Carrie S Priebe, MD, FAAP
(330) 633-8051
143 Northwest Ave Ste D
Tallmadge, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1998

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Children's Hospital Physician Associates
(330) 633-8051
143 Northwest Avenue Building A
Tallmadge, OH
 
Akron General Medical Center - Radiology
(330) 630-3142
33 North Avenue
Tallmadge, OH
 
Carrie S Priebe
(330) 633-8051
143 Northwest Ave
Tallmadge, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Children's Hospital Physician Associates - Tallmad
(330) 633-8051
143 Northwest Avenue Building A
Tallmadge, OH
 
Robert W Gulmi
(330) 633-8051
143 Northwest Ave
Tallmadge, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Gulmi Robert W MD
(330) 633-8051
143 Northwest Avenue
Tallmadge, OH
 
Robert W Gulmi, MD, FAAP
(330) 633-8051
143 Northwest Ave
Tallmadge, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1968

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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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