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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.

Reynolds William E Jr MD
(334) 347-3404
Enterprise Medical Centre
Enterprise, AL
 
Enterprise Open MRI
(334) 308-1524
100 Professional Lane
Enterprise, AL
 
Herod Joseph W Jr MD
(334) 347-3404
Enterprise Medical Centre
Enterprise, AL
 
Jennifer Denise Melvin Stinson, MD, FAAP
101 Professional Ln
Enterprise, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1997

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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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Joseph W Herod, MD
(334) 347-3404
101 Professional Ln
Enterprise, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics, Psychiatry
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1961

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Enterprise Behavioral Health Service
(334) 393-9130
1275 James Drive
Enterprise, AL
 
Surgery & Endoscopy Specialists
(334) 347-9355
101 East Brunson Street Suite 110
Enterprise, AL
 
Joseph W Herod
(334) 347-3404
101 Professional Lane
Enterprise, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Lea Espiritu Manlapaz, MD
105 E Watts St
Enterprise, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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