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Baby Acne Treatment Cranston RI

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.

Joseph M McNamara, MD
(401) 274-1100
101 Dudley St
Providence, RI
Business
Women & Infants Hospital
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Leconte Carine Pediatrician
(401) 943-9222
1150 Reservoir Avenue
Cranston, RI
 
Dr.Carine Leconte
(401) 943-9222
1150 Reservoir Ave # 205
Cranston, RI
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Hospital: Hasbro ChildrenS Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.2, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Dr. Richard Keith Ohnmacht
(401) 946-1944
1145 Reservoir Ave Ste 210
Cranston, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Charles John De Angelis
(401) 942-4700
1199 Reservoir Ave
Cranston, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Cecile Ibrahim
(610) 869-4700
11 Magazine St
Cranston, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Nedo F Nora, MD
(401) 944-1245
12 Falmouth Rd
Cranston, RI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac Mayor De San Marcos, Prog Acad De Med Humana, Lima, Peru
Graduation Year: 1957

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James Roy Bonner
(401) 943-9222
1150 Reservoir Ave
Cranston, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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John E Concannon, DO
(401) 943-7337
1145 Reservoir Ave Ste 124
Cranston, RI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1979

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Dr.Thomas Puleo
(401) 944-4411
1220 Pontiac Ave # 302
Cranston, RI
Gender
M
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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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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