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Baby Acne Treatment Covington GA

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.

Eith Ronald E MD
(770) 787-7444
4181 Hospital Drive Northeast
Covington, GA
 
Faull Sanders Trover Jr, MD
4181 Hospital Dr NE
Covington, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1978

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Hearing Health Services
(770) 385-0321
4181 Hospital Drive Northeast
Covington, GA
 
Cheryl Ann Manning, MD
(770) 787-7444
4181 Hospital Dr NE Ste 202
Covington, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1992

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Dr. Faull Sanders Trover
(254) 202-6000
4155 Bakers Street South
Covington, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Juliana Nahas, MD
(770) 787-7444
4181 Hospital Dr NE Ste 202
Covington, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1991

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Cleaveland Lynwood P MD
(770) 787-7970
4122 Hospital Drive Northeast
Covington, GA
 
Lisa Dawn Miller
(770) 788-1077
4152 Baker St Ne
Covington, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Covington Pediatrics
(770) 787-7444
4181 Hospital Drive Northeast
Covington, GA
 
Dinna Rosenthal
(770) 787-7444
4181 Hospital Dr Ne
Covington, GA
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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