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Baby Acne Treatment Mc Minnville 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.

Rogina K Reuter
(931) 474-2229
611 Red Road
Mcminnville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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John Haigler Purvis, MD
(931) 815-5437
1589 Sparta St
Mc Minnville, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1999

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McMinnville Family Clinic-Pc
(931) 507-4500
306 North Chancery Street
Mc Minnville, TN
 
John H Purvis
(931) 815-5437
1589 Sparta St
Mc Minnville, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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McVey Jeffrey K DO
(931) 815-5437
1589 Sparta Street Suite 307
Mc Minnville, TN
 
Oscar S Spivey Jr MD
(931) 473-1526
1550 Sparta Street Suite 1
Mc Minnville, TN
 
Rogina K Reuter, MD
(931) 474-2229
1589 Sparta St Ste 307
Mc Minnville, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ain Shams Univ, Fac Of Med, Abbasia, Cairo, Egypt (330-04 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1976

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Blankenship Brad E MD
(931) 507-4500
306 North Chancery Street
Mc Minnville, TN
 
Pioneer Pediatrics PLLC
(931) 815-5437
1589 Sparta Street Suite 307
Mc Minnville, TN
 
Nashville Gastroenterology Consultants
(931) 815-3643
1589 Sparta Street
Mc Minnville, 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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