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Baby Acne Treatment East Providence 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
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Women & Infants Hospital
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Nephrology Associates Inc
(401) 438-5950
318 Waterman Avenue
East Providence, RI
 
Elizabeth Lange
(401) 421-6481
900 Warren Ave
East Providence, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Medve Ildiko MD
(401) 438-5950
318 Waterman Avenue
East Providence, RI
 
Dr.William Brown
(401) 433-5290
450 Veterans Memorial Pkwy #10
East Providence, RI
Gender
M
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr. Robert Thomas Griffith
(401) 438-6888
450 Veterans Memorial Pkwy Bldg 10-1
East Providence, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr.Andree Heinl
(401) 438-6888
450 Veterans Memorial Pkwy #10
East Providence, RI
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Urological Associates Inc
(401) 521-0900
450 Veterans Memorial Park
East Providence, RI
 
Kimberley Townsend
(401) 438-6888
450 Veterans Memorial Pkwy
East Providence, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(401) 438-6888
450 Veterans Memorial Pkwy Bldg 10
East Providence, RI
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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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