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Baby Acne Treatment Jonesborough 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.

William Michael De Voe, MD
(423) 282-0154
Jonesborough, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1977

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Atif A Atyia
(423) 753-6077
1003 E Jackson Blvd
Jonesborough, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. William Michael De Voe
(423) 282-0154
Jonesborough, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Olive Kenneth MD Facp
(423) 439-7280
325 North State Of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN
 
Deborah Edwards Lecraw, MD
400 N State of Franklin Rd
Johnson City, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr. Atif Abdel-Moneam Atyia
(302) 421-9411
1003 Jackson Boulevard East South
Jonesborough, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

First Assist Urgent Care
(423) 753-0721
415 Boones Creek Road Suite 1
Jonesborough, TN
 
Dr. Harold Patrick Stern
(423) 283-3060
Telford, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Irshad A Ahmad
(423) 928-2122
830 Johnson Ave
Johnson City, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Garcia Carmina C MD
(423) 926-8181
310 North State Of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN
 
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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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