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Baby Acne Treatment Arab 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.

Carol Ray Porch, MD
(256) 586-1380
PO Box 710
Arab, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Marshall Med Ctr North, Guntersville, Al
Group Practice: Porch Clinic

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Dr. Carol Ray Porch
(256) 586-1380
PO Box 710
Arab, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. John M Packard Jr
(256) 582-2007
2308 Homer Clayton Dr
Guntersville, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

John M Packard Jr, MD
(256) 582-2007
2308 Homer Clayton Dr
Guntersville, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1973

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David Jeffrey Chupp, MD
45 Medical Parks Drive Street B
Guntersville, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1992

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Mansuetta Nicholas DO
(256) 931-2307
131 Golfview Drive Northeast
Arab, AL
 
Dr. David Jeffrey Chupp
Arab, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Trotter Alfred D III MD
(256) 571-8590
8000 Al Highway 69
Guntersville, AL
 
M El Bahesh, MD
(256) 593-3404
2028 Hualapai Ln
Guntersville, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alexandria, Fac Of Med, Alexandria, Egypt (330-03 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1973

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Medical Specialists of North Alabama PC
(256) 571-8810
55 Rowe Drive # C
Guntersville, 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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