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Baby Acne Treatment Spartanburg SC

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.

Sami Baqir Elhassani, MD
(864) 573-9917
PO Box 3217
Spartanburg, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Baghdad, Coll Of Med, Baghdad, Iraq
Graduation Year: 1959

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Dr. Bradley Lee Daley
(803) 574-5556
8311 Warren H Abernathy Hwy
Spartanburg, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Ringel Robert A MD PHYS
(864) 542-2510
362 North Pine Street
Spartanburg, SC
 
Mahaffey Shelley MD
(864) 562-5400
8311 Warren H Abernathy H
Spartanburg, SC
 
Dr. Suzanne Bruckel Monaghan
(864) 327-5983
1560 Barberry Ln
Spartanburg, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Sami Baqir Elhassani
(864) 573-9917
PO Box 3217
Spartanburg, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Bradley Lee Daley Jr, MD
(864) 562-5400
8311 Warren H Abernathy Hwy
Spartanburg, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1985

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Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System - Linda Str
(864) 562-5400
8311 Warren H Abernathy H
Spartanburg, SC
 
Dr. Donna Payne Smith
(864) 562-5400
8311 Warren H Abernathy Hwy
Spartanburg, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Linda Lee Strain, MD, FAAP
(864) 562-5400
8311 Warren H Abernathy Hwy
Spartanburg, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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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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