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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.

Dr. Christie Lynn Devlin-Schroll
(228) 826-9028
11200 Robert Walker Rd
Vancleave, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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

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Urology Clinic
(228) 872-7000
1133 Ocean Springs Road
Ocean Springs, MS
 
Carolyn M Buttross, MD
(228) 872-7705
2112 Bienville Blvd Ste G
Ocean Springs, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1970

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Dr. Mary Frances Bolfing
Ocean Springs, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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Menendez Charles V Jr MD
(228) 875-0171
1151 Ocean Springs Road
Ocean Springs, MS
 
Gulfshore Medical Consultants
(228) 872-1951
22 Doctors Drive
Ocean Springs, MS
 
George David Fain
(228) 818-0563
1 Marks Rd
Ocean Springs, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Suzanne Marie Cecconi, MD, FAAP
(334) 808-8265
9301 Alcove Ln
Ocean Springs, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1986

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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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