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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.

Progressive Physicians Practice PLLC
(662) 536-2100
7900 Airways Boulevard
Southaven, MS
 
Dr. Anna Maria Durham
(901) 755-2400
7672 Airways Blvd
Southaven, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Clark Craig Md PhD
(662) 349-5660
55 Physicians Lane
Southaven, MS
 
Mid South Nephrology Consultants
(662) 349-8323
401 Southcrest Circle Suite 203
Southaven, MS
 
Dr. Nuray Metin
(662) 349-6577
7276 Southcrest Pkwy
Southaven, MS
Specialty
Pediatrics

Premier Gastroenterology PC
(662) 349-6113
7603 Southcrest Parkway Suite 200
Southaven, MS
 
Dr.Remilekun Adesoji
(662) 536-2100
8412 Airways Boulevard
Southaven, MS
Gender
M
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Anna Maria Durham, MD
(901) 755-2400
7672 Airways Blvd
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1992

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LaKesha Antoinette Tables, MD
(901) 396-7614
Apt 17105 4740 Highway 51 N
Southaven, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2002

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Colvin G B MD
(662) 349-7454
6858 SWinnea Road
Southaven, 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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