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Baby Acne Treatment Tuscumbia 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.

Lerena Wade Yielding, MD
(256) 766-8161
314 N Main St
Tuscumbia, AL
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1989

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Gambro Healthcare
(256) 381-8004
1120 South Jackson Highway Suite 107
Sheffield, AL
 
Dr. Sriharidas Kanuru
(256) 386-4300
Ste 100 1100 Building South Jackson Highway
Sheffield, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

Paul Subir K MD
(256) 386-4087
1120 South Jackson Highway
Sheffield, AL
 
Srihari Das Kanuru
(256) 386-4300
1100 S Jackson Hwy
Sheffield, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(256) 381-5510
1015 South Jackson Highway
Sheffield, AL
 
Mathews Robert D Dr
(256) 381-5510
1015 South Jackson Highway
Sheffield, AL
 
Boorgu Rajesh MD
(256) 386-4087
1120 South Jackson Highway
Sheffield, AL
 
Charles Wayne Melvin
(256) 381-6963
1120 S Jackson Hwy
Sheffield, AL
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(256) 314-6673
1120 South Jackson Highway
Sheffield, 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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