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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.

Dr. Jennifer Jean Zurawick
(901) 379-2601
6907 Show Boat Ln
Cordova, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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

Dr. John Ross Whitworth
Cordova, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

James A O'Donnell II, MD
(901) 572-3010
Cordova, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1978

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David Fredrick Piper, MD
7901 Raquet Ball Ln #204
Cordova, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr. Ronald Calvin Jones
(901) 753-7314
1639 Belledeer Dr E
Cordova, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Vanessa S Sepulveda
(901) 523-2945
753 N Ericson Rd
Cordova, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Clarence Allen Justice
(901) 382-0881
6938 Scofield Cv
Cordova, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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

Donna L Hines, MD
(901) 737-5990
7745 Hunters Green Cir N
Cordova, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1995

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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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