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Baby Acne Treatment Ooltewah 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.

Yuksel Abidin Inankur, MD
(423) 396-3936
5534 Barrington Country Cir
Ooltewah, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ankara Univ, Tip Fak, Ankara, Turkey
Graduation Year: 1956

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Erik Svein Vetne, MD
(269) 979-8000
7700 Royal Harbour Cir
Ooltewah, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Leila Hospital -Battle Creek, Battle Creek, Mi
Group Practice: Cereal City Pediatrics

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Always On Line
(423) 238-6880
6022 Ooltewah Georgetown
Ooltewah, TN
 
Dee Jay N Miranda, MD
6545 Veronica Dr
Ooltewah, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2002

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Dr. Hays Mitchell
(423) 479-9891
Mc Donald, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Alfred C Hanscom
(423) 332-2804
8902 Fox Glenn Dr
Ooltewah, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Henry Investments Inc
(423) 238-6880
6022 Ooltewah Georgetown
Ooltewah, TN
 
Dr. Yuksel Abidin Inankur
(423) 396-3936
5534 Barrington Country Cir
Ooltewah, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Alfred C Hanscom, MD
(423) 332-2804
8902 Fox Glenn Dr
Ooltewah, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy, Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1953

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Dr. Timothy P Davis
(423) 874-0125
6502 Harrison Pike
Chattanooga, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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