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Baby Acne Treatment Holly Springs 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.

Remak Gastroenterology Clinic
(662) 252-5852
150 North Randolph Street
Holly Springs, MS
 
McCrary Robert H MD
(601) 268-5131
107 Millsaps Drive
Hattiesburg, MS
 
John H Nading
(662) 377-4905
4566 South Eason Blvd
Tupelo, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Boyd J Jeffery MD
(601) 833-5713
425 Highway 51 North
Brookhaven, MS
 
Dr. Jason Jacob Skiwski
(662) 329-2955
114 N Lehmberg Rd
Columbus, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Maria Veronica Valdez, MD
(662) 252-1599
538 J M Ash Dr
Holly Springs, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Family Medicine
Gender
Female
Languages
Spanish, Tagalog
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Alliance Healthcare System, Holly Springs, Ms
Group Practice: Williams Medical Clinic

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Lee Ann Marie MD
(601) 362-7476
2679 Crane Ridge Drive
Jackson, MS
 
University Surgery Associates Cardiothoracic Srgry
(601) 984-5170
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS
 
Vibha Vig, MD
(601) 859-6133
Canton, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Gov'T Med Coll, Punjabi Univ, Patiala, Punjab, India
Graduation Year: 1986

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John D Mc Eachin, MD
(601) 693-2777
2024 15th St
Meridian, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1960
Hospital
Hospital: Jeff Anderson Reg Med Ctr, Meridian, Ms
Group Practice: Medical Arts Clinic-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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