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Baby Acne Treatment Hartwell GA

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.

Dr. Mouhammad Hamwy
(706) 376-6570
734 Athens St
Hartwell, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Margaret Ann Sherman
(706) 356-5448
Hartwell, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Child Adolescent Medical Providers
(706) 356-5439
13295 Jones Street
Lavonia, GA
 
Eva L Dioquino Dolor, MD
(706) 245-7371
Royston, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Mem Med Ctr, Quezon City
Graduation Year: 1991

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Dr. David Craig Martin
(800) 899-8448
13375 Jones St Ste C
Lavonia, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Margaret Ann Sherman, MD
(706) 856-6958
125 W Gibson St
Hartwell, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1987

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David G Dillard MD
(706) 856-6947
194 Cade Street
Hartwell, GA
 
David Craig Martin, MD
(706) 356-5439
13375 Jones St
Lavonia, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1983

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Thomas D Jones
(706) 245-5050
625 Cook St
Royston, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(706) 356-5439
13375 Jones Street Suite C
Lavonia, GA
 
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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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