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Baby Acne Treatment Pearl 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.

Mitzi Gail Ferguson, MD
(601) 981-9200
PO Box 5569
Pearl, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1980

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Bettie E Dixon Knight, MD
(601) 825-3163
PO Box 54268
Pearl, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1972

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David Mc Rae Temple, MD
(601) 981-9200
PO Box 5569
Pearl, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Mississippi Baptist Health Sys, Jackson, Ms
Group Practice: Newborn Group

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Dr. John Elton Rawson
(601) 981-9200
PO Box 5569
Pearl, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Hobson Darney Brock Jr
(601) 825-3163
PO Box 54268
Pearl, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Bettie D Knight, MD, FAAP
(601) 825-3163
PO Box 6227
Pearl, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1972

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Hobson Darney Brock Jr, MD
(601) 825-3163
PO Box 54268
Pearl, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1962

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Mary Christina Glick, MD
(601) 984-5260
PO Box 5569
Pearl, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Univ Of Mississippi Med Ctr, Jackson, Ms
Group Practice: University Clinic Associates

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Dr. Bettie E Dixon Knight
(601) 825-3163
PO Box 54268
Pearl, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Kenny Kim Robbins
(601) 981-9200
PO Box 5569
Pearl, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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