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Baby Acne Treatment Millington TN

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.

Janice Jean Algea, MD
(901) 872-3343
8081 US Highway 51 N
Millington, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1975

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Dr. Janice Jean Algea
(901) 872-3343
8081 US Highway 51 N
Millington, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

Algea Janice MD Primary Care Pediatrics
(901) 873-4242
8081 USHighway 51 North
Millington, TN
 
Flinn George S Jr MD
(901) 372-1187
3980 Covington Pike
Memphis, TN
 
Jennifer Dayle Mink
(901) 252-6034
2860 Covington Pike
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(901) 873-4242
8081 US Highway 51 N
Millington, TN
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F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1975
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Janice Skinner Algea
(901) 873-4242
8081 Us Highway 51 N
Millington, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Metcalf James C Jr MD
(901) 386-8850
3980 Covington Pike
Memphis, TN
 
Angela Marie Schulz
(901) 377-2711
3876 New Covington Pike
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Valencia Prestine Walker, MD
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 2000

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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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