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Baby Acne Treatment Elizabethton 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.

Tammy Lin Kitchens, MD
(423) 929-2454
1937 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1992

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Rebecca Ruby Powers, MD
(423) 232-2929
600 Regency Ln
Elizabethton, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1997

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Jessica B Tuberty
(423) 547-9400
1937 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Joshi Piyush MD
(423) 543-8241
305 Lawson Avenue # 2
Elizabethton, TN
 
Hecht Rachel MD
(423) 547-9400
1937 West Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN
 
Dr. Rachel M Hecht
(423) 542-9533
2606 Beechwood Dr
Elizabethton, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Tedford Steve Taylor, MD
(423) 543-3127
404 Bemberg Rd
Elizabethton, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Johnson City Med Ctr, Johnson City, Tn; Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Elizabethton, Tn
Group Practice: First Choice Hlth Care Inc Bldg 1

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Kitchens Tammy MD
(423) 547-9400
1937 West Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN
 
Richard G Gallaher, MD
(423) 543-3127
1900 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1976

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Michelle L Davenport, MD
(423) 542-4189
306 Pine Hill Rd
Elizabethton, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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