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Baby Acne Treatment Asheville 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.

Dr. Sumandeep Groh
(828) 258-0969
53 S French Broad Ave Ste 2
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Alvin Stanley Dalton Jr
(828) 250-9988
304 Doctors Dr Ste M
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Willard Litzenberger Jr, MD
(828) 250-9988
50 Doctors Dr Ste 304M
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med, Lexington Ky 40536
Graduation Year: 1978

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Peter Tice Chu, MD
(828) 254-5326
77 McDowell St
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1994

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John Douglas Templeton, MD
(828) 258-9114
4 Woodlink Rd
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1998

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May David T MD
(828) 254-0881
191 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC
 
Cross Todd MD
(828) 255-7733
30 Choctaw Street
Asheville, NC
 
Clark Kenneth James MD
(828) 254-0881
191 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC
 
Cummings C James MD
(828) 255-7733
30 Choctaw Street
Asheville, NC
 
Center for Applied Reproductive Science
(828) 285-8881
520 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, NC
 
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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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