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Baby Acne Treatment Goffstown 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.

Dr. John Lewis Klunk
(603) 715-1307
16 Briarwood Dr
Bow, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. John Lewis Klunk III
(603) 895-8000
16 Briarwood Dr
Bow, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Christopher M Riccio, MD
(603) 232-2079
10 Greystone Ter
Hooksett, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 2000

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N H Gastroenterology Inc
(603) 625-5744
88 McGregor Street Suite 302
Manchester, NH
 
Dr. Sandra Charotte Farkouh-Truebe
(603) 663-8300
275 Mammoth Rd Ste 2
Hooksett, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

John Lewis Klunk, MD
(603) 715-1307
16 Briarwood Dr
Bow, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1997

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Botsford Daniel R Neurologist
(603) 669-0859
769 South Main Street
Manchester, NH
 
Savage Joseph B
(603) 627-4215
88 McGregor Street
Manchester, NH
 
Biletch Mark MD
(603) 669-0859
769 South Main Street
Manchester, NH
 
Dr. Christopher M Riccio
(603) 232-2079
10 Greystone Ter
Hooksett, NH
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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