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Baby Acne Treatment Signal Mountain 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.

Jane O Jones
(423) 886-7529
1303 Taft Hwy
Signal Mountain, TN
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Dr.James Darke
(423) 886-7520
1303 Taft Highway
Signal Mountain, TN
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 2001
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Hospital: Gateway Medical Hospital
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Brent Sterling Morris, MD
(423) 517-0544
3927 Windtree Dr
Signal Mountain, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1977

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James Paul Darke
(423) 886-7520
1303 Taft Hwy
Signal Mountain, TN
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Pediatrics

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Dr. James H Spaulding
(423) 886-3150
602 Texas Ave
Signal Mountain, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Elaine W Hatch
(423) 886-7529
1303 Taft Hwy
Signal Mountain, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Susan Ashley Stallings, MD
Signal Mountain, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1996

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James H Spaulding, MD
(423) 886-3150
602 Texas Ave
Signal Mountain, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1953

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Roger Allen Coffman Jr, MD
(423) 877-4591
Signal Mountain, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1999

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(423) 886-7529
1303 Taft Hwy
Signal Mountain, TN
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Pediatrics
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Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 2001

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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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