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Baby Acne Treatment Albemarle NC

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.

Linda W Lawrence, MD
(704) 982-5437
105 Yadkin St Ste 203
Albemarle, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Stanly Memorial Hospital, Albemarle, Nc
Group Practice: Albemarle Pediatrics

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Albemarle Ear Nose & Throat
(704) 983-5350
929 North 2nd Street Suite 201
Albemarle, NC
 
Meica Maria Efird, MD
(617) 739-5717
24224 Nc 138 Hwy
Albemarle, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1996

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Gerig John S MD
(704) 986-6906
105 Yadkin Street Suite 202
Albemarle, NC
 
Charlotte Cardiology Associates P A
(803) 285-6000
1908 Hilco Street # B
Albemarle, NC
 
Susan Carol Watson
(704) 982-5437
105 Yadkin St
Albemarle, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Brewer Ann MD
(704) 982-6833
325 Yadkin Street
Albemarle, NC
 
Central Carolina Nephrology
(704) 986-6906
105 Yadkin Street Suite 202
Albemarle, NC
 
Dr.Yolanda Johnson
(704) 982-2683
105 Yadkin St # 303
Albemarle, NC
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1999
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Elaine Myers Coats
(704) 982-2683
105 Yadkin St
Albemarle, NC
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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