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Baby Acne Treatment Dickson 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.

Cate Ronald MD
(615) 441-4408
113 Highway 70 East
Dickson, TN
 
Jeffery Saml Gordon, MD
(615) 441-4530
114 Highway 70 E Ste A-5
Dickson, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1972

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Nussbaumer Heidi NP
(615) 441-4484
113 Highway 70 East
Dickson, TN
 
Morse John MD
(615) 441-4498
113 Highway 70 East
Dickson, TN
 
Mary Kathryn Mc Neal, MD
(615) 441-4530
110 Mathis Dr
Dickson, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1998

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Drinnen Daniel B MD
(615) 441-4498
113 Highway 70 East
Dickson, TN
 
Gorzny Jan MD
(615) 441-4574
113 Highway 70 East
Dickson, TN
 
Dr. Mary Kathryn Mc Neal
(615) 441-4530
113 Highway 70 E
Dickson, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Joe Steranka, MD, FAAP
(615) 441-3428
875 Coon Creek Rd
Dickson, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1960

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Behavioral Health Services of Horizon Medical Cent
(615) 441-2512
111 Highway 70 East
Dickson, TN
 
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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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