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Baby Acne Treatment Concord NH

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.

Concord Neurological Associates PA
(603) 224-6691
248 Pleasant Street Suite G200
Concord, NH
 
Christian Hallowell, MD
(603) 226-4960
253 Pleasant St
Concord, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1973

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Concord Imaging Center
(603) 225-0425
248 Pleasant Street Suite 102
Concord, NH
 
Nancy Joan Van Vranken, MD
(603) 226-6100
253 Pleasant St
Concord, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1977

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Robert M Grassi, MD
(603) 924-7101
253 Pleasant St
Concord, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1967

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Dr. Cynthia Anne Kahn
(910) 432-2912
Office Of Health Management
Concord, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Sarah M Henry, MD
(617) 355-6624
110 School St
Concord, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1993

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Dr. Caroline K Dueger
(603) 224-2618
215 Mountain Rd
Concord, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

William R Storo
(603) 226-6100
253 Pleasant St
Concord, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(603) 224-6691
248 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH
 
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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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