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Baby Acne Treatment Cullman 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.

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics of Cullman
(256) 739-1575
1948 Al Highway 157 Suite 330
Cullman, AL
 
Davis James W MD
(256) 739-2885
1948 Al Highway 157
Cullman, AL
 
Turner Sharon Crnp
(256) 734-3202
408 Clark Street Northeast
Cullman, AL
 
Bostick B Gregory PHYS
(256) 734-3202
408 Clark Street Northeast
Cullman, AL
 
Weeks Hope M MD
(256) 739-3838
1948 Al Highway 157
Cullman, AL
 
Dr.James Thomason
(256) 739-3838
1948 Hwy 157
Cullman, AL
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Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Hospital: Cullman Reg Med Ctr, Cullman, Al
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1948 Al Highway 157
Cullman, AL
 
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1948 Al Highway 157
Cullman, AL
 
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(256) 739-3912
1912 Cherokee Avenue Southwest
Cullman, AL
 
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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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