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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.Mitzi Washington
(501) 982-2108
400 South Main Street #200
Searcy, AR
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Ben T Wilkins MD
(501) 279-0502
1407 East Race Avenue
Searcy, AR
 
Brown Peggy J MD Neurology Clinic
(501) 278-5610
609 Marion Street
Searcy, AR
 
Hatfield David L MD
(501) 278-3000
710 Marion Street
Searcy, AR
 
Dr. Jeter Lee Stinnett
(501) 278-2800
2900 Hawkins Dr
Searcy, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics

White County Neurology Clinic
(501) 278-5610
609 Marion Street
Searcy, AR
 
Benjaman Travis Wilkins, MD
1407 E Race Ave
Searcy, AR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 2000

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McAdams Edward L MD
(501) 278-2893
2900 Hawkins Drive
Searcy, AR
 
Henderson John C MD
(501) 268-4161
1109 South Main Street
Searcy, AR
 
Annie Luy, MD
(501) 278-3324
1407 E Race Ave
Searcy, AR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1985

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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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