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Baby Acne Treatment Sylacauga 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.

Dr. Robert Morris Gray
(205) 245-3267
115 W Clay St
Sylacauga, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Brentnall Charles Md PA
(256) 249-0358
7 Brown Avenue
Sylacauga, AL
 
Rekha A Chadalawada, MD
(256) 245-3267
115 W Clay St
Sylacauga, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Rangaraya Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Kakinada, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1988

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(256) 249-5000
315 West Hickory Street
Sylacauga, AL
 
Dr.Leslie Sawyer
(205) 678-9524
315 West Hickory Street
Sylacauga, AL
Gender
F
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Radiology PC
(256) 249-8511
113 West Clay Street
Sylacauga, AL
 
Nader Philip Bishara, MD
(334) 434-3915
209 W Spring St Ste 100
Sylacauga, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alexandria, Fac Of Med, Alexandria, Egypt (330-03 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1992

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Leslie R Sawyer, MD
(256) 208-0060
209 W Spring St Suite 300
Sylacauga, AL
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ South Alabama
Graduation Year: 2005

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(256) 249-6050
126 South Anniston Avenue
Sylacauga, 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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