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Baby Acne Treatment Pontotoc 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.

Edmonson Will MD
(662) 377-7150
830 South Gloster Street
Tupelo, MS
 
Charles P Tharp, MD
(662) 844-9885
1573 Medical Park Cir
Tupelo, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1949
Hospital
Hospital: North Mississippi Med Ctr, Tupelo, Ms
Group Practice: North Mississippi Pediatrics

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Trapp James T Dr PHYS
(662) 842-1758
620 Crossover Road
Tupelo, MS
 
Duncan Elbert A Dr PHYS
(662) 842-1758
620 Crossover Road
Tupelo, MS
 
Charles Ray Robertson Jr, MD
(662) 844-9885
1573 Medical Park Cir
Tupelo, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: North Mississippi Med Ctr, Tupelo, Ms
Group Practice: North Mississippi Pediatrics

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(662) 377-3798
458 East President Avenue
Tupelo, MS
 
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(662) 844-9885
1573 Medical Park Circle
Tupelo, MS
 
Tharp Charles P Dr PHYS
(662) 844-9885
1573 Medical Park Circle
Tupelo, MS
 
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(662) 844-9885
1573 Medical Park Circle
Tupelo, MS
 
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(662) 844-7021
609 Brunson Drive
Tupelo, MS
 
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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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