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Baby Acne Treatment Bay Saint Louis MS

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.

Coleman Brandi MD
(228) 463-0824
618 Blue Meadow Road
Bay Saint Louis, MS
 
Dr. Brandi Leigh Coleman
(228) 463-0824
618 Blue Meadow Rd
Bay St Louis, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Bertrand O Sy
(228) 467-1320
151 Thames Ave
Bay St Louis, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Bay St Louis Pediatrics
(228) 467-2200
833 Highway 90
Bay Saint Louis, MS
 
Dr. David Fontaine
(228) 467-0033
290 Highway 90 Ste B
Bay Saint Louis, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Bertrand O Sy, MD
(228) 467-1320
151 Thames Ave
Bay St Louis, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Languages
Tagalog, Other
Education
Medical School: Cebu Inst Of Med, Cebu City, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Hancock Med Ctr, Bay St Louis, Ms

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Brandi Coleman
(228) 463-0824
618 Blue Meadow Rd
Bay St Louis, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Samms Charles MD
(228) 463-0824
618 Blue Meadow Road
Bay Saint Louis, MS
 
Hancock Medical Center
(228) 467-8600
149 Drinkwater Road
Bay Saint Louis, MS
 
Shama Ishrat Shakir, MD
(228) 463-9666
295 Highway 90 Ste 17
Bay Saint Louis, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Grant Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1983

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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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