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Baby Acne Treatment Weaverville NC

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. Harold Delano Schutte
(828) 645-7554
Weaverville, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Sudeshna Dasgupta-O'Brien
(828) 251-6091
852 Merrimon Ave
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Katherine Mary Smith
(828) 258-0670
118 Wt Weaver Blvd
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Cynthia J Hecker Brown, MD
(828) 213-1740
50 Doctors Dr Ste M105
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1985

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Cain Larry R MD
(828) 285-0014
3 Doctors Park Suite H
Asheville, NC
 
Charles W Parton, MD FACS
1079 Barnardsville Hwy
Weaverville, NC
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell
Graduation Year: 1952

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Alicia Parker Sweatt, MD
(828) 250-9774
145 Midland Dr
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1977

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Katherine Mary Smith, MD
(828) 258-0670
118 Wt Weaver Blvd
Asheville, NC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1987

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Cummings C James MD
(828) 255-7733
30 Choctaw Street
Asheville, NC
 
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(828) 258-8545
10 McDowell Street
Asheville, NC
 
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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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