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Baby Acne Treatment Yazoo City 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.

Kings Daughters Hospital Behavioral Health Program
(662) 751-8234
823 Grand Avenue
Yazoo City, MS
 
Cathy Ann Butts, MD
PO Box 1366
Pascagoula, MS
Specialties
Psychiatry, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Singing River Hospital, Pascagoula, Ms

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Yolanda Dale Williamson, MD
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1989

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Joanna Miller Storey, MD
(601) 924-7489
539 Highway 80 W
Clinton, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1995
Hospital
Hospital: Univ Of Mississippi Med Ctr, Jackson, Ms
Group Practice: Children's Medical Group

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Rankin Children's Group PLLC
(601) 825-0925
1405 Crossgate Drive West
Brandon, MS
 
Adkins Todd N MD
(601) 354-4836
1600 North State Street
Jackson, MS
 
Melynda C McCrimmon, MD
616 Aubrey Cir S
Greenwood, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1992

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Corder Fred A MD
(662) 284-9902
3050 Corder Drive
Corinth, MS
 
Gulanikar Avinash PHYS
(601) 373-1131
1988 West McDowell Road
Jackson, MS
 
Kelly Roger Hersey, MD
(601) 984-5260
2500 N State St
Jackson, MS
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1987

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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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