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Baby Acne Treatment Maryville 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. Lana Gayle Fox
(865) 379-2277
616 Smithview Dr
Maryville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Melinda Ann Lucas
(865) 680-2012
Maryville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Cynthia J Easter
(865) 273-1616
116 Chantilly Ln
Maryville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Hitch J Parks Jr MD
(865) 981-1223
611 Smithview Drive
Maryville, TN
 
Dr. Heather Kenerly Cash
Maryville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Flickinger Jeff E Jr MD
(865) 981-1223
611 Smithview Drive
Maryville, TN
 
Melinda Ann Lucas, MD
(865) 680-2012
1608 McIlvaine Dr
Maryville, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: Blount Mem Hosp, Maryville, Tn; East Tennessee Childrens Hosp, Knoxville, Tn; Univ Of Tenn Mem Hospital, Knoxville, Tn

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(865) 379-2277
616 Smithview Drive
Maryville, TN
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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(865) 379-2277
616 Smithview Drive
Maryville, TN
 
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116 Chantilly Lane
Maryville, 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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