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Baby Acne Treatment Kannapolis NC

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 Quinn Ear Nose & Throat
(704) 932-8377
25 Lake
Kannapolis, NC
 
Mary Pressly Garrison
(704) 784-1811
3396 Cloverleaf Pkwy
Kannapolis, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Rosolena Visco Conroy
(315) 457-9285
1307 S Cannon Blvd
Kannapolis, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Valerie Adele Sakach
(704) 786-9181
1307 S Cannon Blvd
Kannapolis, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

LaClaire Williams Stewart
(704) 784-1811
3396 Cloverleaf Pkwy
Kannapolis, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Jennifer Ann Erdin, MD
(704) 784-1811
3396 Cloverleaf Pkwy
Kannapolis, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1999

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Jennifer Erdin
(704) 784-1811
3396 Cloverleaf Pkwy
Kannapolis, NC
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Stephanie Bundy Sherrill, MD
(704) 784-1811
3396 Cloverleaf Pkwy
Kannapolis, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: East Carolina Univ Sch Of Med, Greenville Nc 27858
Graduation Year: 1991

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(704) 933-2101
1961 Dale Earnhardt Boulevard
Kannapolis, NC
 
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3396 Cloverleaf Pkwy
Kannapolis, NC
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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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