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Baby Acne Treatment Topeka 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.

Wall Terry J MD
(785) 234-3451
823 Southwest Mulvane Street Bsmt
Topeka, KS
 
Steven Walter Crouch, MD
(785) 273-8224
4100 SW 15th St
Topeka, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp & Med Ctr, Topeka, Ks; Stormont -Vail Healthcare, Topeka, Ks
Group Practice: Pediatric Care

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Robert D Parman, MD, FAAP
(913) 266-2671
1213 SW 29th Ter Apt 1H
Topeka, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1954

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Gierbolini Jose MD
(785) 354-6850
1500 Southwest 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS
 
Veritas Clinical Specialities Limited
(785) 234-5480
515 Southwest Horne Street
Topeka, KS
 
Dennis Michael Cooley, MD
(913) 235-0335
3500 SW 6th Ave
Topeka, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1977

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Zielie Patrick J
(785) 233-4256
1001 Southwest Garfield Avenue
Topeka, KS
 
William A Nathan
(785) 270-4630
3707 Sw 6th Ave
Topeka, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Jones Jack A MD
(785) 270-4100
929 Southwest Mulvane Street
Topeka, KS
 
Cotton-O'Neil Clinic
(785) 580-0351
823 Southwest Mulvane Street Suite 375
Topeka, KS
 
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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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