dad dads
Returning User? Login Here

Baby Acne Treatment Kingsport 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.

Garrett Arthur R Md PhD
(423) 392-6700
2212 North John B Dennis Parkway
Kingsport, TN
 
Hartman Larry MD
(423) 578-1518
999 Executive Park Boulevard
Kingsport, TN
 
Ick Kurt A MD
(423) 246-4155
1932 Brookside Drive
Kingsport, TN
 
Arthur Randolph Garrett, MD
(423) 392-6700
146 W Park Dr Ste 9-H Holston Professional Bldg
Kingsport, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1977

Data Provided By:
Brookside Medical Group
(423) 392-6000
1916 Brookside Drive
Kingsport, TN
 
Blazier J Kent MD
(423) 857-2260
2033 Meadowview Lane
Kingsport, TN
 
Dr. Sharon E Lail
(423) 246-3220
PO Box 1096
Kingsport, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Fry Stephen W MD
(423) 279-1400
2205 Pavilion Drive
Kingsport, TN
 
Josh Shook
(423) 857-2260
2033 Meadowview Ln
Kingsport, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Data Provided By:
Leicht Stuart S MD Facp
(423) 246-7931
146 West Park Drive
Kingsport, TN
 
Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreatDad.com