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Baby Acne Treatment Newnan GA

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. Malcolm Henry Cole Jr
(404) 253-0170
PO Box 1156
Newnan, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Malcolm Henry Cole, MD
(404) 253-0170
PO Box 1156
Newnan, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1964

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Childrens Clinic
(770) 253-0170
58 Hospital Road Suite 208
Newnan, GA
 
Dr. James Boyce Thomas
(770) 304-2220
189 Jefferson Pkwy
Newnan, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jasmina M Warren, MD
(770) 304-2220
189 Jefferson Pkwy
Newnan, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1984

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Malcolm Henry Cole Jr, MD
(404) 253-0170
PO Box 1156
Newnan, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1964

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Robert L Whipple IV, MD
(770) 304-2220
189 Jefferson Pkwy
Newnan, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1996

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Giles Jackson T MD
(770) 253-6616
15 Cavender Street
Newnan, GA
 
Dr. Andrew W McDonald
(254) 202-6000
15 Cavender St
Newnan, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dennis-Smith Rachelle Dr
(770) 251-5223
180 Jefferson Parkway Unit A
Newnan, GA
 
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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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