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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.

Childress Curtis S MD
(601) 268-5131
107 Millsaps Drive
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Ronald S Kent
(601) 261-5159
1101 B South 28th Avenue
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Everett R Henderson, MD
(601) 261-0696
73 Waterford Dr
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1990

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Ann Krulien Fairey, MD
(601) 268-8765
2400 Mimosa Ln
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dr. John Wells Gaudet
(601) 296-3050
5003 Hardy St # B-200
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Hyer Jerry D MD
(601) 296-3000
200 Hospital Drive West
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Parvin Gregory A MD
(601) 268-3735
1101 South 28th Avenue
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Benton Damea B MD
(601) 268-3735
1101 South 28th Avenue
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Dr. Bryan Neville Batson
(270) 575-3170
1003 Oakleigh Dr
Hattiesburg, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Kobs D G Jr MD
(601) 264-2121
5000 West 4th Street
Hattiesburg, 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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