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Baby Acne Treatment Tifton GA

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.

Dawson Michael J MD
(229) 391-3625
907 18th Street East Suite 460
Tifton, GA
 
Allen Ronald V MD
(229) 388-9109
200 12th Street West
Tifton, GA
 
Allergy Associates of Moultrie
(229) 382-5114
1812 Lee Avenue
Tifton, GA
 
Allergy Asthma Clinics of Georgia
(229) 391-4100
2225 USHighway 41 North
Tifton, GA
 
Gibbons Kathrine MD
(229) 391-4100
2225 USHighway 41 North
Tifton, GA
 
Addington Tony MD
(229) 391-3640
907 18th Street East
Tifton, GA
 
Shawn Clark West, MD
(229) 391-3640
907 18th St E
Tifton, GA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 2001

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Teresa C Stewart
(229) 391-4100
2225 Us Hwy 41 N
Tifton, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Florence Anne Nolan
(229) 386-5093
901 18th St E
Tifton, GA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Clyde Granville Simmons
(912) 386-5090
907 18th St E Ste 400
Tifton, GA
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Pediatrics

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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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