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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.

Dowdell William Thomas MD
(770) 422-1372
55 Whitcher Street Northeast
Marietta, GA
 
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(770) 427-0183
760 Kennesaw Ave NW
Marietta, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(770) 793-7230
677 Church St NE
Marietta, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Deidre J Greene
(770) 427-0183
760 Kennesaw Ave Nw
Marietta, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(770) 428-4475
55 Whitcher Street Northeast
Marietta, GA
 
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(770) 422-3602
522 North Avenue Northwest
Marietta, GA
 
Lipson Robert A MD
(770) 422-7377
166 Vann Street Northeast
Marietta, GA
 
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(770) 514-8406
790 Church Street Northwest
Marietta, GA
 
Gordon Luk, MD
(770) 427-0628
760 Kennesaw Ave NW
Marietta, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Mem Med Ctr, Quezon City
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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