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Baby Acne Treatment West Memphis AR

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.

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(870) 732-1191
108 W Tyler Ave
West Memphis, AR
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(870) 732-1191
108 W Tyler Ave
West Memphis, AR
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Rama Chandrashekaran
(870) 732-1191
108 W Tyler Ave
West Memphis, AR
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Dr. Abha Rani Gupta
(870) 702-6820
Apt B 107 McCain Blvd
West Memphis, AR
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Pediatrics

Dr. Aruna P Gupta
(870) 702-6820
Apt B 107 McCain Blvd
West Memphis, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Loraine Julia Evans
(870) 732-1191
108 W Tyler Ave
West Memphis, AR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Aruna P Gupta, MD
(870) 702-6820
Apt B 107 McCain Blvd
West Memphis, AR
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Pediatrics
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Medical School: Andhra Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Visakhapatnam, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1970

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Sandra Ong Dee, MD
(870) 733-5437
120 W Tyler Ave
West Memphis, AR
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Pediatrics
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Medical School: Univ Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Mem Med Ctr, Quezon City
Graduation Year: 1990

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(870) 732-1502
303 West Polk Avenue
West Memphis, AR
 
Loraine Julia Evans, MD
(870) 732-1191
108 W Tyler Ave
West Memphis, AR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1971

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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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