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Baby Acne Treatment Tullahoma 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.

Richard Howard Cowan, MD
(931) 455-7044
710 Kings Ln
Tullahoma, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1971

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Richard Marlon Vaughn
(931) 455-7044
710 Kings Ln
Tullahoma, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Teresita M Patterson
(931) 455-2525
209 Wilson Ave
Tullahoma, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

ENT Associates of Middle Tennessee
(931) 393-4332
507 Northwest Atlantic Street
Tullahoma, TN
 
Dr. Harry Albert Bartee Jr
(931) 461-0035
Tullahoma, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Marvel Clinic
(931) 455-2005
1821 North Washington Street
Tullahoma, TN
 
Bard Shirley Faap
(931) 455-7044
710 Kings Lane
Tullahoma, TN
 
Ear Nose & Throat Associates of Middle Tennessee
(931) 393-4332
507 Northwest Atlantic Street
Tullahoma, TN
 
Dr. Ho Kyun Kim
(931) 455-2674
1401 W Lincoln St
Tullahoma, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Richard M Vaughn, MD
(931) 455-7044
710 Kings Ln
Tullahoma, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1997

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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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