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Baby Acne Treatment Enterprise 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.

Houston J Scott MD
(334) 393-8252
409 North Main Street
Enterprise, AL
 
Jennifer Denise Melvin, MD
101 Professional Ln
Enterprise, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1997
Hospital
Hospital: Southeast Alabama Med Ctr, Dothan, Al

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Southeastern E N T - Mcqueen-Charlton-Mcrae
(334) 393-6837
107 East Watts Street
Enterprise, AL
 
Dr. Joseph W Herod
(334) 347-3404
101 Professional Ln
Enterprise, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jennifer Denise Stinson
(334) 347-3404
101 Professional Ln
Enterprise, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr.RODD WHITAKER
(334) 347-3404
101 Professional Ln
Enterprise, AL
Gender
M
Speciality
Pediatrician
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McQueen J Michael MD
(334) 393-6837
107 East Watts Street
Enterprise, AL
 
Southern Hearing Associates
(334) 393-6837
107 East Watts Street
Enterprise, AL
 
Dr. Lea Espiritu Manlapaz
(305) 545-0133
105 E Watts St
Enterprise, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Williams Roger MD
(334) 347-3404
Enterprise Medical Centre
Enterprise, 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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