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Baby Acne Treatment Greenwood SC

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.

Vernon Charlton Whitley
(864) 941-8170
113 Liner Drive
Greenwood, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Rust Kevin R MD
(864) 227-6741
1015 Spring Street
Greenwood, SC
 
Leary Julius L Jr Dr Greenwood Obstetrics & Gynclg
(864) 227-6371
106 Liner Drive
Greenwood, SC
 
The Children's Center
(864) 941-8170
113 Liner Drive
Greenwood, SC
 
Michael Joseph Lyons, MD
(864) 388-1064
101 Gregor Mendel Cir
Greenwood, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1997

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Isenhower W David MD
(864) 227-6741
1015 Spring Street
Greenwood, SC
 
Dr. Heather Smith Gallman
(864) 941-8170
410 Epting Ave
Greenwood, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Imaging Center of Self Regional Healthcare
(864) 330-7150
102 Academy Avenue
Greenwood, SC
 
Dr. Chacko John
(864) 227-4449
1325 Spring St
Greenwood, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Tarasidis Gregory MD
(864) 227-6741
1015 Spring Street
Greenwood, SC
 
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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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