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Baby Acne Treatment Brentwood TN

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.

Centennial Pediatrics Birthworkhldbrth Edctn Prgrm
(615) 376-0042
343 Franklin Road Suite 210
Brentwood, TN
 
Binhlam John Q MD
(615) 425-3223
10 Cadillac Drive
Brentwood, TN
 
Bradley Neil Bullock, MD
(615) 376-8195
1608 Westgate Cir Ste 200
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1993

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(801) 965-3548
Brentwood, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Cool Springs Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Clinic
(615) 376-8195
1607 Westgate Circle
Brentwood, TN
 
Dr. Bradley Neil Bullock
(615) 376-8195
1608 Westgate Cir Ste 200
Brentwood, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jill A Forbess, MD, FAAP
(615) 373-2248
343 Franklin Rd Ste 210
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1991

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(615) 331-0980
1113 Banbury Ln
Brentwood, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(909) 558-8142
Brentwood, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(615) 661-4256
5111 Maryland Way #301
Brentwood, TN
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F
Speciality
Pediatrician
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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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