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Baby Acne Treatment Southaven 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.

Desh Deepak Sidhu
(662) 349-6577
7276 Southcrest Parkway
Southaven, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Nuray Metin, MD
(662) 349-6577
7276 Southcrest Pkwy
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Istanbul Univ, Istanbul Tip Fak, Istanbul, Turkey
Graduation Year: 1984

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Lacy Michael R MD
(662) 349-2555
7672 Airways Boulevard
Southaven, MS
 
Manoj Narayanan
(662) 895-9498
3964 Goodman
Southaven, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Rachana V Vaghela, MD
(662) 895-9498
3964 Goodman Rd E Ste 133
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bj Med Coll, Gujarat Univ, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1996

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Memphis Children's Clinic - Southaven OFC
(662) 349-2555
7672 Airways Boulevard
Southaven, MS
 
Wilons Michael D MD
(662) 349-0488
401 Southcrest Circle
Southaven, MS
 
Southeast Urology Network
(662) 349-2220
7620 Southcrest Parkway Suite 4
Southaven, MS
 
Paul Patrick Hess, MD
401 Southcrest Cir
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1945

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Dr.Manoj Narayanan
(662) 895-9498
3964 Goodman Rd E # 133
Southaven, MS
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Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
Year of Graduation: 1977
Speciality
Pediatrician
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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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