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Baby Acne Treatment Montgomery 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.

Ginsburg Richard E Dr
(334) 262-3737
2808 Chestnut Street
Montgomery, AL
 
Malathi S Shroff, MD
310 N Madison Ter
Montgomery, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bangalore Med Coll, Bangalore Univ, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Graduation Year: 1973

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David Wayne Drennen
(334) 271-5959
4154 Carmichael Rd
Montgomery, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(334) 265-7500
1722 Pine Street Suite 700
Montgomery, AL
 
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(334) 273-9700
4700 Woodmere Boulevard
Montgomery, AL
 
Montgomery Gastroenterology Specialists PC
(334) 262-3737
2808 Chestnut Street
Montgomery, AL
 
Dr. David Lester Morrison
4145 Carmichael Rd
Montgomery, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Morrison David L Dr PHYS
(334) 273-9700
4700 Woodmere Boulevard
Montgomery, AL
 
Dahlene Donald H Dr PHYS
(334) 834-3671
1722 Pine Street
Montgomery, AL
 
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(334) 834-7221
1722 Pine Street
Montgomery, 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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