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Baby Acne Treatment East Greenwich 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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Dr. Debra Sistrunk Filardo
(401) 253-8900
East Greenwich, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Clare O'Leary McMillan, MD
(401) 884-8900
1377 S County Trl
East Greenwich, RI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
Graduation Year: 2000

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Dr.Howard Silversmith
(401) 886-7881
1672 South County Trl # 201
East Greenwich, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Suny At Stony Brook Hlth Sci Ctr
Year of Graduation: 1997
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Hospital: Hasbro
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Dr. Gregory R Lockhart
(401) 444-5826
East Greenwich, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Bellino Joseph P
(401) 885-8484
1351 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI
 
Dr. Celia Felicitas G Reyes
(401) 885-3439
95 Fernwood Dr
East Greenwich, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Siavash Ghoreishi
(401) 885-3390
5835 Post Road
East Greenwich, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Siavash Ghoreishi
(585) 3Po-stRd
East Greenwich, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Cirila Landicho Reyes
(401) 885-3439
95 Fernwood Dr
East Greenwich, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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