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Baby Acne Treatment Weirton WV

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.

Lisa S Noble, DO
(304) 723-4000
3045 Pennsylvania Ave
Weirton, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med, Lewisburg Wv 24901
Graduation Year: 1993

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Schachter-Lutins Urology
(304) 723-4610
651 Colliers Way
Weirton, WV
 
Tibaldi Nicholas MD
(304) 723-3093
3203 Pennsylvania Avenue
Weirton, WV
 
Bravo Keith MD
(304) 723-4328
705 Colliers Way
Weirton, WV
 
Lutins Jay A
(304) 723-4610
651 Colliers Way
Weirton, WV
 
Keith Michael Bravo, MD
(304) 723-4328
651 Colliers Way Ste 502
Weirton, WV
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1985

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Hancock-Brooke Behavioral Health Services Inc - We
(304) 723-5440
501 Colliers Way
Weirton, WV
 
Anna Maria Suray, MD
(304) 723-4000
3045 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 3
Weirton, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Marshall Univ Sch Of Med, Huntington Wv 25755
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Weirton Med Ctr, Weirton, Wv
Group Practice: Weirton Primary Care Ctr

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Nolan Sean MD
(304) 723-7000
601 Colliers Way
Weirton, WV
 
Riverside Medical of Ohio
(304) 723-7137
651 Colliers Way
Weirton, WV
 
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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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