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Baby Acne Treatment Anniston 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.

Purohit Naresh S
(256) 741-9799
516 Quintard Avenue
Anniston, AL
 
Southern Behavioral Health Associates
(256) 237-4755
1302 Noble Street
Anniston, AL
 
Angela Michiko Martin, MD
(256) 237-1184
110 Pawnee Dr
Anniston, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: N E Alabama Reg Med Ctr, Anniston, Al

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Dr. Gerald G Woodruff
(205) 237-8527
400 E 8th St
Anniston, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Skin Cancer Clinic
(256) 238-0808
1800 Leighton Avenue
Anniston, AL
 
Naresh S Purohit, MD
(256) 835-1316
516 Quintard Ave
Anniston, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Rani Durgavati Vishwavidhyalaya, Jabalpur, Mp, India
Graduation Year: 1984

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Anniston Quality of Life Health Complex
(256) 236-0221
1316 Noble Street
Anniston, AL
 
Dr. Angela Michiko Martin
(256) 237-1184
110 Pawnee Dr
Anniston, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Charles Henry Sabens, MD
(256) 237-7081
1420 Leighton Ave
Anniston, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1974

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(256) 236-5631
1010 Christine Avenue
Anniston, AL
 
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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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