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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.

Marlow Amy L MD
(423) 857-2260
2033 Meadowview Lane
Kingsport, TN
 
Dr. Christopher G Martin
(423) 246-3220
PO Box 1096
Kingsport, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

William Jerry Mc Mahan, MD
(423) 246-8262
1029 E Sullivan St
Kingsport, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1965

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Francis H Fischer Jr, MD
(423) 288-6580
Ste 200 111 W Stone Dr
Kingsport, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1974

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Leicht Stuart S MD Facp
(423) 246-7931
146 West Park Drive
Kingsport, TN
 
Ananthula Parvati D MD
(423) 857-2260
2033 Meadowview Lane
Kingsport, TN
 
McLaughlin Randy K MD
(423) 392-6000
1916 Brookside Drive
Kingsport, TN
 
Morris Lawrence R MD
(423) 392-6277
2008 Brookside Drive Suite 102
Kingsport, TN
 
Falconer Randall J MD
(423) 392-6299
2204 Pavilion Drive
Kingsport, TN
 
Loaiza Sergio MD
(423) 224-3125
2205 Pavilion Drive Suite 200
Kingsport, 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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