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Baby Acne Treatment Knoxville 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.

Graves Joe A MD
(865) 673-8229
2100 West Clinch Avenue Suite 330
Knoxville, TN
 
Charlotte D Sutton
(865) 541-8000
2018 W Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Cathryn S Angel
(865) 541-8000
2018 W Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Kelly Butler Patterson
(865) 541-8000
2018 W Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Donald T Ellenburg
(865) 525-2640
2121 Highland Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Yvonne Andrea Bremer
(865) 522-0420
2100 W Clinch Ave
Knoxville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Lori Patterson, MD
(865) 541-8709
2018 Clinch Ave P O Box 15010
Knoxville, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1983

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(865) 523-4300
501 19th Street
Knoxville, TN
 
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(865) 546-5477
Fort Sander Prof Building
Knoxville, TN
 
Dr. Jerry Neal Campbell
(423) 546-5477
501 20th St Ste 204 Fort Sanders Prof Bldg
Knoxville, TN
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Pediatrics

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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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