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Baby Acne Treatment Lawrenceville GA

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.

Lisa G Roberts
(770) 995-0823
601a Professional Dr
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Sharon Steele
(770) 995-0823
601a Professional Dr
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Charles Anthony Wood, MD
(334) 445-2410
500 Medical Center Blvd
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1998

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Andrew Thaddeus Kroger, MD
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1998

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Dr. Leslie D Leigh
(606) 436-5572
700 Medical Center Blvd
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Brigman James A MD
(770) 995-0424
601 Professional Drive
Lawrenceville, GA
 
Divya Biren Joshi
(770) 822-6360
555 Old Norcross Rd
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Ashley Zlatoper Stolle, MD
601A Professional Dr
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 2000

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Gastroenterology Specialists of Gwinnett PC
(770) 995-7989
600 Professional Drive Suite 130
Lawrenceville, GA
 
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(770) 995-0823
601a Professional Dr
Lawrenceville, GA
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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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