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Baby Acne Treatment Zionsville IN

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.

Janet Jenkin Imp, MD
(317) 873-5734
6578 Bainbridge Cir
Zionsville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 2000

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Dr. Martin James Miller
(317) 573-7257
Zionsville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Janice M Kunkel
(317) 733-4650
4616 Chase Oak Ct
Zionsville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Karen Mc Vay Wheeler
(317) 873-8855
1650 W Oak St Ste 110
Zionsville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Eva M Freeman
Zionsville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Kevin Thomas Helms
(317) 962-5820
Zionsville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Karen Mc Vay Wheeler, MD
(317) 873-8855
1650 W Oak St Ste 110
Zionsville, IN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr. Mark Lawrence Edwards
Zionsville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Reproductive Care of Indiana
(317) 873-8870
1650 West Oak Street Suite 206
Zionsville, IN
 
Dr. Mara Elida Nitu
(317) 274-2531
Zionsville, IN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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