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Baby Acne Treatment Atlanta GA

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.

Norwood W Felton Jr MD
(404) 351-6662
105 Collier Road Northwest
Atlanta, GA
 
John Scott Brachey, MD
1968 Peachtree Rd NW
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1998

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Brown Morris E Md - OFC
(404) 892-2131
1372 Peachtree Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA
 
Richard Lawrence Weil
(404) 351-6662
105 Collier Rd Nw
Atlanta, GA
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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DiMeglio Robert V MD
(404) 352-9260
95 Collier Road Northwest Suite 4045
Atlanta, GA
 
Mellits Arnold B MD
(404) 892-2131
1372 Peachtree Street Northeast
Atlanta, GA
 
Donald C Mc Lean, MD
(404) 351-7520
1938 Peachtree Rd NW Ste 507
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Allergy & Immunology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1961
Hospital
Hospital: Piedmont Hosp, Atlanta, Ga
Group Practice: Peachtree Allergy & Asthma Clinic P C; Peachtree Allergy & Asthma Clinic Pc

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James Walter S MD
(404) 352-3110
2001 Peachtree Road Northeast
Atlanta, GA
 
Dalton Booker Jr MD
(404) 355-3200
95 Collier Road Northwest Suite 4085
Atlanta, GA
 
Leslie Yvette Vinson MD
(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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