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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.

Jill Andrea Forbess
(615) 661-4256
5111 Maryland Way
Brentwood, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Lee Freeman
(615) 373-3337
5056 Thoroughbred Ln
Brentwood, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Harshila R Patel
Brentwood, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Eric Francis Stiles, MD
6120 Brentwood Chase Dr
Brentwood, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr. Babatunde S Sotunde
(615) 372-3605
112 Ninth Ave South
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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Leah R Higginbotham
(615) 373-2248
343 Franklin Road
Brentwood, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Patricia Williams
(615) 373-2248
343 Franklin Rd
Brentwood, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Julianne Stout
(615) 376-8195
1607 Westgate Cir Ste 200
Brentwood, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Cool Springs Walk-In Clinic
(615) 376-8195
1607 Westgate Circle
Brentwood, TN
 
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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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