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Baby Acne Treatment Zanesville OH

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. Kim Marie Reilly
(740) 452-6581
751 Forest Ave Ste 401
Zanesville, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Rajiv Gupta
(740) 450-9200
945 Bethesda Dr
Zanesville, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine

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Gastroenterology Association of South Eastern Ohio
(740) 454-8193
1246 Ashland Avenue
Zanesville, OH
 
Jerick C Pacheco, MD
3814 James Ct
Zanesville, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1992

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Chernick Andrew R MD
(740) 454-8193
1246 Ashland Avenue Suite 105
Zanesville, OH
 
Richard Tuck
(740) 454-8502
751 Forest Ave
Zanesville, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Andrea Katrin Frueh
(740) 454-8502
751 Forest Ave Ste 401
Zanesville, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Elston A Storm MD
(740) 454-8551
1210 Ashland Avenue
Zanesville, OH
 
Kevin Charles Miller, MD
(740) 454-8502
751 Forest Ave Ste 401
Zanesville, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1982

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Gerald John Tiberio, MD
(740) 454-8502
751 Forest Ave Ste 401
Zanesville, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1974

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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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