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Baby Acne Treatment Phenix City 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.

Ferdinand Q Alcaide MD
(334) 298-8501
1900 Opelika Road
Phenix City, AL
 
Dr. Willis M Privott
(205) 291-0612
1610 Opelika Rd
Phenix City, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Willis M Privott Jr, MD
(334) 291-0221
1610 Opelika Rd
Phenix City, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: East Carolina Univ Sch Of Med, Greenville Nc 27858
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Doctors Hosp, Columbus, Ga; Medical Center, Columbus, Ga
Group Practice: Pehnix Pediatrics

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Privott Willis M Jr MD
(334) 291-0461
1610 Opelika Road
Phenix City, AL
 
Nancy Lynn Zumstein, MD
(334) 291-8400
1810 Stadium Dr
Phenix City, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of South Al Coll Of Med, Mobile Al 36688
Graduation Year: 1991

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Ashok Kumar MD
(334) 298-8501
1900 Opelika Road
Phenix City, AL
 
Ravindra Agarwal MD
(334) 298-8501
1900 Opelika Road
Phenix City, AL
 
Caring for Kids P C
(334) 291-0461
1610 Opelika Road
Phenix City, AL
 
Dr. Willis M Privott Jr
(334) 291-0221
1610 Opelika Rd
Phenix City, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Ritu Chandra
(334) 664-0463
1810 Stadium Drive
Phenix City, AL
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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