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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.

Family Service-Upper Ohio Valley Complex Listing -
(304) 232-8135
51 11th Street Suite 350
Wheeling, WV
 
Blosser Laura R MD
(304) 243-1250
20 Medical Park Suite STE
Wheeling, WV
 
Drews M H PHYS
(304) 242-7751
500 Medical Park Suite 200
Wheeling, WV
 
Dr.Richard Feder
(304) 232-6918
1300 Market St # 404
Wheeling, WV
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll
Year of Graduation: 1973
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr. Laura Jane Blosser
(304) 243-1250
30 Medical Park Ste 202
Wheeling, WV
Specialty
Pediatrics

Wheeling Renal Care
(304) 242-7770
Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
 
Feder Arlene Face
(304) 243-6410
10 Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
 
Bunner Julie MD
(304) 243-6410
10 Medical Park Suite 206
Wheeling, WV
 
Latos D L PHYS
(304) 242-7751
Medical Park
Wheeling, WV
 
Krishna Raj Urval, MD
(304) 234-8912
2101 Jacob St Ste 601
Wheeling, WV
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Languages
Hindi
Education
Medical School: Mysore Med Coll, Mysore Univ, Mysore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Ohio Valley Med Ctr, Wheeling, Wv; Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling, Wv
Group Practice: Ohio Valley Allergy Institute

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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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