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Baby Acne Treatment Soddy Daisy 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.

Dr. Casandra Lou Cansler
(207) 272-4054
8804 Dayton Pike
Soddy Daisy, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Casandra Lou Cansler, MD
8804 Dayton Pike
Soddy Daisy, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr. Nancy B Pollard
(440) 708-0045
Harrison, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Corina F Carroll, MD
(423) 877-4591
4519 Hixson Pike
Hixson, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Central, Esc De Med "jm Vargas", Caracas, Venezuela
Graduation Year: 1988

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Dr. Roger Allen Coffman
(423) 877-4591
4519 Hixson Pike
Hixson, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Shahla Amjad Kaukab, MD
(423) 451-0622
8804 Dayton Pike Ste F
Soddy Daisy, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: King Edward Med Coll, Univ Of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr. Shahla Amjad Kaukab
(423) 451-0622
8804 Dayton Pike Ste F
Soddy Daisy, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Anand Natvarlal Patel
(423) 943-3001
7107 Houser Ridge Ln
Hixson, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Paul Austin Whitlock
(423) 876-7791
1311 Chase Meadow Cl
Hixson, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Coffman R Allen MD
(423) 877-4591
4519 Hixson Pike
Hixson, TN
 
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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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