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Baby Acne Treatment Cookeville 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.

Barnard Vaughn N Jr MD
(931) 528-2541
340 North Cedar Avenue
Cookeville, TN
 
Yvonne Mc Mahon, MD
(931) 528-1485
345 W Broad St
Cookeville, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1982

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Cookeville Urology PLLC
(931) 520-6270
254 West 7th Street
Cookeville, TN
 
Yvonne McMahon, MD
(931) 528-1485
345 W Broad St
Cookeville, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1982

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Jestus Joseph MD
(931) 372-7716
145 West 4th Street Suite 102
Cookeville, TN
 
Highland Rim Respiratory Specialists
(931) 646-2799
145 West 4th Street Suite 102
Cookeville, TN
 
Averitt John B PhD
(931) 528-2541
100 West 4th Street Suite 300
Cookeville, TN
 
Batson James H MD
(931) 528-1485
345 West Broad Street
Cookeville, TN
 
Leslie Mooney Treece, MD
(931) 528-1485
345 W Broad St
Cookeville, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1998

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Robert Neil Treece, MD
(931) 528-1485
345 W Broad St
Cookeville, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1997

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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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