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Baby Acne Treatment Hendersonville TN

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. Leslie F Bennett
(615) 452-4210
105 Glen Oak Blvd
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Helen C Burks, MD
(615) 824-2323
353 New Shackle Island Rd Ste 106
Hendersonville, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Little Walter F MD
(615) 822-9336
353 New Shackle Island R
Hendersonville, TN
 
Dr. Scott Osborn Guthrie
(731) 425-4970
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Warren Dixon Ervin
(615) 826-2080
166 E Main St
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Amy Leigh Barton
(615) 865-6937
105 Fieldcrest Cir
Hendersonville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Digestive Disease Associates PC
(615) 824-4940
353 New Shackle Island R
Hendersonville, TN
 
Fleming Herbon MD
(615) 826-2163
353 New Shackle Island R
Hendersonville, TN
 
Ervin Warren MD
(615) 826-2080
166 East Main Street
Hendersonville, TN
 
David Randall Hudson, MD
(615) 665-1695
166 E Main St
Hendersonville, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
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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