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Baby Acne Treatment Hattiesburg 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.

Dr. Ann Krulien Fairey
(601) 268-8765
2400 Mimosa Ln
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Folse Sherry MD
(601) 264-2121
5000 West 4th Street
Hattiesburg, MS
 
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(601) 579-7764
6813 U S Highway 98
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Hattiesburg Neurosurgery Clinic
(601) 450-8000
14 Orleans Drive
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Wilkerson George E MD
(601) 268-5222
105 Asbury Circle
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Southern Surgical Associates P A
(601) 450-2401
39 Franklin Road Suite 220
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Young Ronald MD
(601) 264-2121
5000 West 4th Street
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Kerry Donald Stewart, MD
(601) 268-8765
1108 Oakleigh Dr
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1985

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Solomon Neil MD
(601) 264-2121
5000 West 4th Street
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Bryan Neville Batson, MD
1003 Oakleigh Dr
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1999

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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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