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Baby Acne Treatment West Columbia 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.

Kristine E Mc Corquodale, MD
(803) 796-9200
206 Medical Cir Ste 1B
West Columbia, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 1993

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James Luther Pruitt
(803) 217-0415
500 N 12th St
West Columbia, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Sara Katherine Finley, MD
(803) 794-2250
13 Saluda Trl
West Columbia, SC
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med, Columbia Sc 29208
Graduation Year: 2003

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Dr. Ragin Clarkson Monteith
(803) 217-0415
500 N 12th St
West Columbia, SC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Whitman-Elia Gail F MD
(803) 939-1515
2728 Sunset Boulevard
West Columbia, SC
 
Truesdale Bruce H MD
(803) 796-9968
139 Summerplace Drive
West Columbia, SC
 
Samuels Victoria R MD
(803) 926-1515
139 Summerplace Drive
West Columbia, SC
 
Carolina Urology Practice
(803) 796-8515
2728 Sunset Boulevard Suite 310
West Columbia, SC
 
Vasudeva Rajeev MD Facog
(803) 794-4585
131 Summerplace Drive
West Columbia, SC
 
Ragin Monteith
(803) 217-0415
500 N 12th St
West Columbia, SC
Specialty
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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