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Baby Acne Treatment Wheeling 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.

Dr. Charles Henry Staab
(304) 242-3300
30 Medical Park Ste 223
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Lori Lynn Archbold, MD
(304) 242-3300
30 Medical Park Ste 200
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1990

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Altmeyer Robert B MD
(304) 243-1446
1131 National Road
Wheeling, WV
 
Steven La Roi Mills, MD
602 Valley Professional Center South
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1967

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David Alexander Mosman
(304) 242-3300
30 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Kenamond T G MD
(304) 234-1751
2101 Jacob Street
Wheeling, WV
 
Bowman David MD
(304) 243-1660
40 Medical Park Suite 404
Wheeling, WV
 
Sheela R Rao, MD
(304) 242-4065
19 Stone Gate Dr
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Siddartha Med Coll, Univ Of Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1994

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Laura R Blosser
(304) 243-1250
30 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Hossein Yassini Fard, MD
(304) 242-1032
1132 National Rd
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Family Practice, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Languages
Persian (Farsi)
Education
Medical School: Teheran Univ, Fac Of Med, Teheran, Iran
Graduation Year: 1961
Hospital
Hospital: Ohio Valley Med Ctr, Wheeling, Wv; Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, Wv
Group Practice: Hossein Yassini Inc

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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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