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Baby Acne Treatment Brattleboro VT

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. John Yewdall Trumper
(802) 254-8522
PO Box 7H
Brattleboro, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Jane Katz Field
(802) 254-2253
16 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Elizabeth Clarke Richards, MD
65 Hillwinds N
Brattleboro, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 2002

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Anne Heywood Haydock, MD
(802) 258-3905
21 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1978

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Suzanne Ahn, MD
21 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1998

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John Yewdall Trumper, MD
(802) 254-8522
PO Box 7H
Brattleboro, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 1958

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Dr. Lynn Herzog
(802) 258-3905
21 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Valerie Anne Rooney
(802) 254-2253
16 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Robert David Nassau
(802) 258-3905
21 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Jane Katz Field, MD
(802) 254-2253
16 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1976

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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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