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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.

Navarro Maria B MD
(785) 354-6850
1500 Southwest 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS
 
Camille Storey Heeb, MD
(785) 234-4624
631 SW Horne St
Topeka, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Upson Reg Med Ctr, Thomaston, Ga
Group Practice: Partners IN Pediatric

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Arjunan K N MD
(785) 232-3555
634 Southwest Mulvane Street Suite 202
Topeka, KS
 
Hsu C H MD
(785) 232-1005
1516 Southwest 6th Avenue Suite 1
Topeka, KS
 
Rachel S Smith, MD
(785) 863-2122
631 SW Horne St
Topeka, KS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1985

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Camille S Heeb
(785) 234-4624
631 Sw Horne St
Topeka, KS
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Daniel A Katz
(785) 354-9591
901 Sw Garfield Ave
Topeka, KS
Specialty
Pediatric Neurology

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Arunakul Punya
(785) 234-2624
1710 Southwest 10th Avenue Suite 208
Topeka, KS
 
Dr. Robert Lance Sidlinger
(504) 903-1531
1500 SW 10th Ave
Topeka, KS
Specialty
Pediatrics

The Center for Plastic Surgery P A
(785) 234-9000
631 Southwest Horne Street Suite 400
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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