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Baby Acne Treatment Douglas 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.

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(912) 383-7976
100 Doctors Drive
Douglas, GA
 
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(912) 383-4352
100 Doctors Dr
Douglas, GA
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(520) 694-8400
100 Doctors Dr Ste 104
Douglas, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(912) 384-2469
PO Box 1726
Douglas, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Dyapa Surender Reddy
(912) 384-2474
303 Shirley Ave
Douglas, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Stephanie L Russ Barber, MD
100 Doctors Dr Ste 104
Douglas, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
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Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1999

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(912) 389-1822
200 Doctors Drive Suite 220
Douglas, GA
 
Brian Keith Childers, MD
100 Doctors Dr Ste 104
Douglas, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1992

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(407) 841-7290
100 Doctors Dr Ste 104
Douglas, GA
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Douglas, GA
 
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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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