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Baby Acne Treatment Morristown 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.

Morristown Regional Eye Center
(423) 581-0360
735 McFarland Street
Morristown, TN
 
Morristown Gastroenterology
(423) 587-0860
500 McFarland Street
Morristown, TN
 
Kavanagh Eugene MD
(423) 587-5688
703 McFarland Street
Morristown, TN
 
Dr. Trang Tuquynh Vuong
(423) 581-2538
4972 Bridle Path
Morristown, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Sobha Rani Karwan
(914) 345-9860
1424 Laterre Ln
Morristown, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Mary Elizabeth Benton, MD
(423) 581-3904
403 McFarland St Ste R
Morristown, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1995

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Healthstar Physicians
(423) 587-1987
711 McFarland Street
Morristown, TN
 
Cherokee Health Systems
(423) 587-7337
815 West 5th North Street
Morristown, TN
 
Sobha Rani Karwan, MD
(914) 345-9860
1424 Laterre Ln
Morristown, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Sri Venkatesvara Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Tirupati, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1981

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Perez Ivan MD
(423) 587-2596
701 McFarland Street
Morristown, 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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