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Baby Acne Treatment Cordova 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.

David Matthew Ziebarth, MD
(901) 757-0095
1172 Vickery Ln
Cordova, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dr. Stephanie Boyd Gehres
(901) 954-3641
8684 Leaf Manor Cv
Cordova, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Lauren Sue Mitchell
(901) 754-9600
8110 Walnut Run Rd
Cordova, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Patricia Lynne Moody, MD
(901) 850-5139
958 Aspen Meadow Cv
Cordova, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: St George'S Univ, Sch Of Med, St George'S, Grenada
Graduation Year: 1996

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William Cleage Thaelkeld
(901) 754-9600
8110 Walnut Run Rd
Cordova, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Ashley Foust Gilmer
(901) 757-3949
1061 W Montebello Cr
Cordova, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Albert B Cordova
(305) 361-3153
8953 Evening Grove Cv
Cordova, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Ross Emerson Mc Cordic
(757) 312-8484
Cordova, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Silvia Daina Heise Sims
(901) 383-4289
996 Appling Meadow Dr
Cordova, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Audrey Leigh Krasin
(601) 948-3471
8847 River Hollow Dr
Cordova, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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