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Baby Acne Treatment Travelers Rest 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.

Frederick F Chisholm Jr, MD
807 N Main St
Travelers Rest, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1971

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Dr. Addie Stark Hunnicutt
(517) 483-2700
Greenville, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Addie Stark Hunnicutt, MD
Greenville, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 2002

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Mages Roy A
(864) 292-8868
4501 Old Spartanburg Road
Taylors, SC
 
Few Brian K MD
(864) 292-8868
4501 Old Spartanburg Road
Taylors, SC
 
Dr. Frederick F Chisholm Jr
(215) 361-5040
807 N Main St
Travelers Rest, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Graeme H Johnson, MD
(864) 455-7879
206 Galphin Dr
Greenville, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Otago, Med Sch, Dunedin, New Zealand
Graduation Year: 1969

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Carolyn G Schultz
(864) 292-8868
4501 Old Spartanburg Rd
Taylors, SC
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Dr.Roy Mages
(864) 292-8868
4501 Old Spartanburg Rd # 9
Taylors, SC
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 2001
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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(864) 292-8868
4501 Old Spartanburg Road
Taylors, SC
 
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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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