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Baby Acne Treatment Marietta 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.

Dr. Robert Hubert Dixon
(770) 427-0183
760 Kennesaw Ave NW
Marietta, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Chervu Indira MD
(770) 427-7389
55 Whitcher Street Northeast Suite 460
Marietta, GA
 
Cornelia Cho, MD
(770) 425-5331
114 Cherry St NE Ste F
Marietta, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1983

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Bianca Camac Bell
(770) 793-5672
677 Church St Ne
Marietta, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Marietta Neurological Associates PC
(770) 422-3602
522 North Avenue Northwest
Marietta, GA
 
Elizabeth McGee
(770) 427-0183
760 Kennesaw Ave Nw
Marietta, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Hartley C Bryce II Fccp
(770) 514-7550
55 Whitcher Street Northeast
Marietta, GA
 
Eduardo Montana
(404) 943-0289
61 Whitcher St
Marietta, GA
Specialty
Pediatric Cardiology

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Marietta Rheumatology Associates PC
(770) 590-8328
114 Cherry Street Northeast
Marietta, GA
 
Georgia Kidney Associates
(770) 427-7389
55 Whitcher Street Northeast
Marietta, GA
 
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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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