dad dads
Returning User? Login Here

Baby Acne Treatment Woodward OK

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. Janice Louise Chleborad
(580) 256-0900
908 19th St
Woodward, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

E-Care
(580) 256-9263
1824 Kansas Avenue
Woodward, OK
 
Janice Louise Chleborad, MD
(580) 256-0900
908 19th St
Woodward, OK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Woodward Hosp And Hlth Ctr, Woodward, Ok; Harper County Community Hospit, Buffalo, Ok
Group Practice: Med West Physician Network

Data Provided By:
Fixley Mark S MD
(580) 256-6033
908 19th Street
Woodward, OK
 
Dr. Kenan Lance Kirkendall
(580) 254-5316
1501 Main St
Woodward, OK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Kenan L Kirkendall
(580) 254-5316
1501 Main St
Woodward, OK
Specialty
Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

Data Provided By:
Oklahoma Cardiovascular Associates
(580) 256-6033
908 19th Street
Woodward, OK
 
McGarry Thomas F MD
(580) 256-6033
908 19th Street
Woodward, OK
 
Schmidt Dwayne A MD
(580) 256-6033
908 19th Street
Woodward, OK
 
Hiep Cao MD
(580) 256-9263
1824 Kansas Avenue
Woodward, OK
 
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreatDad.com