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Baby Acne Treatment Mount Pleasant SC

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. David Michael Habib
(843) 792-1414
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Children's Medical Associates
(843) 284-6555
1208 Two Island Court
Mount Pleasant, SC
 
Graham Laurin MD
(843) 284-6555
1208 Two Island Court
Mount Pleasant, SC
 
Dr. Rebecca Brown Eglen
(843) 216-0201
3400 Salterbeck Ct Ste 101
Mt Pleasant, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Sumita K DeBroy
(843) 556-8110
1208 Two Island Ct
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Park West Pediatrics
(843) 216-0201
3400 Salterbeck Court
Mount Pleasant, SC
 
Dr. Kenton Roy Holden
(843) 216-5557
PO Box 1047
Mt Pleasant, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Scott Thomas Maurer
(718) 482-7772
Mount Pleasant, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Rebecca S Eglen
(843) 216-0201
3400 Salterbeck Ct
Mt Pleasant, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr.Neil Herring
(843) 881-0007
East Cooper Coastal Family Physicia, Suite E, 1200 Two Island Court
Mount Pleasant, SC
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Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ
Year of Graduation: 1996
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Pediatrician
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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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