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Baby Acne Treatment Olive Branch 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.

Lawrence William K MD
(662) 536-1000
9085 Sandidge Center Cove
Olive Branch, MS
 
Dr. William Mark Barrett
(662) 890-6207
240 18th Street Cir SE
Hickory, NC
Specialty
Pediatrics

Giger Jerri L MD
(901) 795-9193
6615 Kirby Center Cove
Memphis, TN
 
Pediatric Partners of Memphis
(901) 366-0080
6063 Mount Moriah Road Ex
Memphis, TN
 
Dorothy Ann Hicks Butler, MD
(901) 795-9193
6615 Kirby Center Cv
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1965

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William Mark Barrett, MD
(662) 890-6207
1129 Hale Rd
Olive Branch, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1996

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Herrington Clarence G III MD
(662) 536-1000
9085 Sandidge Center Cove
Olive Branch, MS
 
James L Cowan, MD
(502) 772-9062
6073 Mt Moriah Ext Ste 2
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1987

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Brinders Jones
(901) 366-0080
6063 Mt. Moriah Road Extended
Memphis, TN
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Memphis Children's Clinic
(901) 795-9193
6615 Kirby Center Cove
Memphis, TN
 
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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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