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Baby Acne Treatment Lenoir City 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.

Dr. Mary E Friend
(865) 986-9233
423 Medical Park Dr Ste 200
Lenoir City, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Crist Jeffrey R MD
(865) 539-5372
576 Fort Loudoun Medical
Lenoir City, TN
 
William Henry Wooldridge, MD
(615) 966-8575
14114 Northshore Dr
Lenoir City, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1971

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Mary E Friend, MD
(423) 986-9233
423 Medical Park Dr Ste 200
Lenoir City, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1987

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Norma B Walker, MD, FAAP
(615) 986-5121
6000 Lakeview Rd
Lenoir City, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1952

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Dr. Norma B Walker
(615) 986-5121
6000 Lakeview Rd
Lenoir City, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Mary Elizabeth Friend
(865) 986-9233
423 Medical Park Dr
Lenoir City, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Data Provided By:
Dr. William Henry Wooldridge
(615) 966-8575
14114 Northshore Dr
Lenoir City, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Loudon County Pediatric PC
(865) 986-9233
432 Medical Park Drive
Lenoir City, TN
 
Benitez Juan MD
(865) 539-5372
576 Fort Loudoun Medical Suite 101
Lenoir City, 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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