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Baby Acne Treatment Clarksdale 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.

Pean Jules MD
(662) 621-1915
785 Ohio Avenue
Clarksdale, MS
 
Dr.Andres Ramgoolam
(662) 624-2504
800 Ohio Avenue
Clarksdale, MS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of West Indies, Fac Med Sci, Kingston
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Siddiqui M T MD
(662) 621-1915
785 Ohio Avenue Suite 3C
Clarksdale, MS
 
Lacayo Leonel MD
(662) 627-2027
785 Ohio Avenue Suite 1F
Clarksdale, MS
 
Certified Medical Specialists
(662) 621-1915
785 Ohio Avenue Suite 3D
Clarksdale, MS
 
Dr. Peggy Jean Johnson Wells
(662) 627-4131
PO Box 1447
Clarksdale, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Andres Ramgoolam, MD
510 Highway 322
Clarksdale, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of West Indies, Fac Med Sci, Kingston, Jamaica (950-01 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1991

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Peggy Jean Johnson Wells, MD
(662) 627-4131
PO Box 1447
Clarksdale, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Languages
French
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Northwest Mississippi Reg Med, Clarksdale, Ms
Group Practice: Childrens Clinic Of Clarksdale

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(662) 234-1443
785 Ohio Avenue
Clarksdale, MS
 
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785 Ohio Avenue Suite 3H
Clarksdale, MS
 
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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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