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Baby Acne Treatment Athens 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.Joann Johnson
(256) 233-2274
721 Market Street West
Athens, AL
Gender
F
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Athens Pediatrics
(256) 233-2274
721 West Market Street # B
Athens, AL
 
Paula Craddock Belew, MD
707 US Highway 31 S Ste D
Athens, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 2000

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Central Pediatrics Inc
(256) 233-0712
707 USHighway 31 South
Athens, AL
 
Frankel Sam F MD
(256) 233-1650
Athens Professional
Athens, AL
 
Athens Internal Medicine Associates PC
(256) 232-0801
1005 West Market Street Suite 16
Athens, AL
 
Lawrence G Ford MD
(256) 233-3303
707 West Market Street
Athens, AL
 
Brooks Joann MD
(256) 233-2274
721 West Market Street # B
Athens, AL
 
Dr. Wesley Clifford Crowell
(415) 602-7978
700 W Market St
Athens, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Teng Bibi L MD
(256) 233-2229
1005 West Market Street Suite 4
Athens, 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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