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Baby Acne Treatment Meridian 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. Deborah Jean Downing
(601) 484-3120
6204 14th Ave
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Deborah Jean Downing, MD
(601) 484-3120
6204 14th Ave
Meridian, MS
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Jeff Anderson Reg Med Ctr, Meridian, Ms; Riley Memorial Hospital, Meridian, Ms
Group Practice: Family Health Care

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Dr. Mary Zita Jackson
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Roland L Boyd
(336) 789-6267
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

New Beginnings Behavioral Health PLLC
(601) 485-5225
1620 24th Avenue
Meridian, MS
 
Akhtar J Siddiqui, MD
(601) 486-4210
4024 50th St
Meridian, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dow Med Coll, Univ Of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: Rush Foundation Hospital, Meridian, Ms
Group Practice: Central Mississippi Family Ctr

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Roland L Boyd, DO
(336) 789-6267
Meridian, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Sch Of Osteo Med, Lewisburg Wv 24901
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr. Akhtar J Siddiqui
(601) 486-4210
4024 50th St
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Kenneth J Reid
(601) 482-9211
1710 14th St
Meridian, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dilworth Robert E Dr
(601) 693-1055
1302 20th Avenue
Meridian, 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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