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Baby Acne Treatment Mobile AL

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.

Jack Thompson MD PA
(251) 675-3594
1084 Industrial Pkwy
Saraland, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Marzette Debra MD
(251) 438-3838
185 Mobile Infirmary Blv
Mobile, AL
 
Neurology Child & Adult PC
(251) 438-1490
3 Mobile Infirmary Circle
Mobile, AL
 
Wells Mary Shaffer MD
(251) 438-3838
185 Mobile Infirmary Blv
Mobile, AL
 
Ramla Habib, MD
2011 N Portier Ct Apt D
Mobile, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Frankie Wendell Erdman, MD
(251) 435-2646
5 Mobile Infirmary Cir
Mobile, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1997

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Mary Shaffer Wells, MD
(251) 438-3838
185 Mobile Infirmary Blvd
Mobile, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Usa Childrens And Womens Hosp, Mobile, Al; Mobile Infirmary Med Ctr, Mobile, Al; Springhill Memorial Hosp, Mobile, Al; University Of South Alabama Me, Mobile, Al
Group Practice: Pediatric & Adolescent Med

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Dr. Debra E Gardner
(251) 438-3838
185 Mobile Infirmary Blvd
Mobile, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Frangos Dino N Dr
(251) 433-1895
Mobile Infirmary Med
Mobile, AL
 
Laycock David G MD
(251) 438-3838
185 Mobile Infirmary Blv
Mobile, AL
 
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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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