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Baby Acne Treatment Selma 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.

Lotfi Bashir
(334) 872-9410
1225 Medical Center Pkwy
Selma, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(334) 872-8461
1015 Medical Center Parkway
Selma, AL
 
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(334) 872-9410
206 Vaughan Memorial Dr
Selma, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Fahoum Samer MD
(334) 872-0302
200 Vaughan Memorial Drive
Selma, AL
 
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(334) 872-0459
2918 Citizens Parkway
Selma, AL
 
Selma Medical Center
(334) 872-8461
1015 Medical Center Parkway
Selma, AL
 
Taylor Kent MD
(334) 874-6053
905 Medical Center Parkway
Selma, AL
 
Family Medicine Center
(334) 418-4100
1023 Medical Center Parkway Suite 200
Selma, AL
 
Lotfi Bashir, MD
(334) 872-9410
1225 Medical Center Pkwy
Selma, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Aleppo, Fac Of Med, Aleppo, Syria
Graduation Year: 1979

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1023 Medical Center Parkway
Selma, AL
 
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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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