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Baby Acne Treatment Alexander City AL

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. Eric Owen Tyler
(205) 234-5022
PO Box 1269
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Billy B Sellers Jr
(256) 234-4443
125 Alison Dr Ste 5
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Chappell Jamie Crnp
(256) 329-7100
3368 Highway 280
Alexander City, AL
 
Stubbs Randy Ms Fccp
(256) 215-5602
214 Calhoun Street
Alexander City, AL
 
Arnold J Tauro
(256) 234-5021
1962 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Jitendra Achalchand Jain
(256) 234-5021
1962 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Holcombe Derek K MD
(256) 329-2829
3368 Highway 280
Alexander City, AL
 
Bauer Urology Clinic LLC
(256) 215-3601
125 Alison Drive
Alexander City, AL
 
Jitendra Achalchand Jain, MD
(256) 234-5021
1962 Cherokee Rd
Alexander City, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Topiwala Nat'L Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1993

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Eric Owen Tyler, MD
(205) 234-5022
PO Box 1269
Alexander City, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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