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Baby Acne Treatment Haleyville 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.

David O Elliott, MD
(352) 326-5132
42024 Highway 195
Haleyville, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1976

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Horsley Stacy L MD
(205) 489-3240
25734 Highway 195
Double Springs, AL
 
Jack Thompson MD PA
(251) 675-3594
1084 Industrial Pkwy
Saraland, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Gacek Richard R MD
(251) 460-6389
307 North University Boulevard
Mobile, AL
 
AAA Clinic
(334) 272-6062
4284 Lomac Street
Montgomery, AL
 
Family Health Associates Pc-Family Practice
(205) 489-3240
25734 Highway 195
Double Springs, AL
 
Martin V Sherrill MD
(256) 539-8168
1105 Jordan Ln
Huntsville, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics

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(205) 995-0899
200 Riverhills Business Park
Birmingham, AL
Business
Growing Up Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Alsip Steven G MD
(251) 633-4311
6701 Airport Boulevard Suite B329
Mobile, AL
 
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(205) 933-9110
1400 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL
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Pediatrics

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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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