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Baby Acne Treatment Clanton 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.

MRI of Clanton
(205) 280-5622
1011 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL
 
Christine T Creus, MD
(205) 280-3333
303 1st St N
Clanton, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cebu Inst Of Med, Cebu City, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr. Christine T Creus
(205) 280-3333
303 1st St N
Clanton, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Martin V Sherrill MD
(256) 539-8168
1105 Jordan Ln
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Den A Trumbull
(334) 273-9700
4700 Woodmere Blvd
Montgomery, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Creus Christine MD
(205) 280-3333
1010 Lay Dam Road
Clanton, AL
 
Chilton Pediatrics PC
(205) 280-3333
303 1st Street South
Clanton, AL
 
Hernan Moreno, MD
(205) 995-0899
200 Riverhills Business Park
Birmingham, AL
Business
Growing Up Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Jack Thompson MD PA
(251) 675-3594
1084 Industrial Pkwy
Saraland, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics

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William Andrew Gammill, DO
(251) 639-6904
7730 Clifton Way
Mobile, AL
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Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2003

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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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