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Baby Acne Treatment Ocean 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.

Christie Lynn Devlin-Schroll, MD, FAAP
(228) 826-9028
11200 Robert Walker Rd
Vancleave, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1996

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Farzana Malik
(228) 826-4711
10828 Highway 57
Vancleave, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Bay Area E N T
(228) 875-8291
1135 Ocean Springs Road
Ocean Springs, MS
 
Loebenberg Michael J MD
(228) 872-6291
3890 Bienville Boulevard
Ocean Springs, MS
 
Coast Kidney Disease
(228) 818-9008
3099 Bienville Boulevard
Ocean Springs, MS
 
Dr. Christie Lynn Devlin-Schroll
(228) 826-9028
11200 Robert Walker Rd
Vancleave, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Buttross Carolyn M MD
(228) 872-7705
2112 Bienville Boulevard Suite G
Ocean Springs, MS
 
Hirsch Catherine P Gastroenterologist
(228) 875-3033
1129 Ocean Springs Road
Ocean Springs, MS
 
Anwar M Aftab Gastroenterologist
(228) 875-3033
1129 Ocean Springs Road
Ocean Springs, MS
 
Robert George Holcomb Jr, MD
(303) 270-5979
Ocean Springs, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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