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Baby Acne Treatment Granite Falls NC

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.

Melissa Danielle Silva
(828) 757-5050
4355 Hickory Blvd
Granite Falls, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Blue Ridge Healthcare - Center for Behavioral Heal
(828) 580-2600
2201 South Sterling Street
Lenoir, NC
 
Kurad- J Ward Md OFC
(828) 322-4340
1202 North Center Street
Hickory, NC
 
Dr. Angela Marie Frierson
(828) 322-4453
1375 4th Street Dr NW
Hickory, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Kenneth V Summer
(828) 322-4453
1375 4th Street Dr Nw
Hickory, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(828) 438-1930
1190 Drexel Road
Valdese, NC
 
Frierson Angela M MD
(828) 322-4453
1375 4th Street Drive Northwest
Hickory, NC
 
Dr. Debra Wulfhorst Cole
(828) 466-5594
Hickory, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Tatyana Vitalyeuna Golub
(828) 322-4453
1375 4th Street Dr NW
Hickory, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(828) 328-3300
415 North Center Street Suite 300
Hickory, NC
 
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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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