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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.

Robert Keith Shuler, MD
(404) 351-6662
105 Collier Rd NW Ste 4060
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1960
Hospital
Hospital: Piedmont Hosp, Atlanta, Ga
Group Practice: Norwood Shuler & Weil

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Lynne Rae Harris, MD
(404) 351-6662
105 Collier Rd NW Ste 4060
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1986

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Maria Rosario Soriano, MD
(404) 351-9536
105 Collier Rd NW Ste 4030
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: South Central Reg Med Ctr, Laurel, Ms
Group Practice: Family Health Ctr Inc

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ENT of Georgia LLC - Piedmont Office
(404) 355-9820
105 Collier Road Northwest Suite 4040
Atlanta, GA
 
Allen William F III MD
(404) 352-9260
95 Collier Road Northwest Suite 6025
Atlanta, GA
 
Clare Christopher E MD
(404) 350-7907
35 Collier Road Northwest Suite 115
Atlanta, GA
 
Fortson James K MD FACS
(404) 350-7966
2045 Peachtree Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA
 
Jones Mark Robert MD
(404) 605-3319
1968 Peachtree Road Northwest
Atlanta, GA
 
Lucian Jefferson Harris, MD
(404) 351-6662
105 Collier Rd NW Ste 4060
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1971

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(404) 350-7966
2045 Peachtree Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA
 
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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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