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Baby Acne Treatment Johnson City 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.

Dixon Randall Pa-C
(423) 282-3150
2412 Susannah Street
Johnson City, TN
 
Michael L Gage, MD, FAAP
(423) 439-6763
PO Box 70578
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2001

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Debra Lynn Quarles Mills, MD
(423) 439-6222
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: E Tn State Univ J H Quillen Coll Of Med, Johnson City Tn 37614
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr. David Talmadge Price
(423) 439-6222
PO Box 70578
Johnson City, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Elizabeth Cain Smith, MD
(423) 928-9007
302 Wesley St
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1990

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Des Raj Bharti, MD
(423) 439-6222
PO Box 70578
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: J N Med Coll, Aligarh Muslim Univ, Aligarh, Up, India
Graduation Year: 1973

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Conley Lynn MD
(423) 282-3150
2412 Susannah Street
Johnson City, TN
 
Howell Mark A MD Ear Nose & Throat Associates
(423) 929-9101
215 East Watauga Avenue
Johnson City, TN
 
Dr. Dalal Anis Akoury
(423) 543-8244
Johnson City, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Philip C Bagnell, MD
(423) 437-6327
PO Box 70571
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Gastroenterology, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dalhousie Univ, Fac Of Med, Halifax, Ns, Canada
Graduation Year: 1968

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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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