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Baby Acne Treatment Guilford CT

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.

Sue McIntosh
(203) 453-2013
405 Church St
Guilford, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Ann Mc Callum Hoefer, MD
(203) 453-5235
152 Broad St
Guilford, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1980

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Susan Ruth Levy, MD
(203) 453-2181
5 Durham Rd
Guilford, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1978

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Moose Hill Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine
(203) 458-7410
705 Boston Post Road
Guilford, CT
 
Dr.Dia Flanagan
(203) 245-7341
152 Broad Street
Guilford, CT
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1998
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Thomas Flynn
(203) 785-2140
1 Park St
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Shijen Cheng, MD
(203) 457-9825
1399 West St
Guilford, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1994

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Robert Noifo
(203) 453-5235
152 Broad St
Guilford, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Gastroenterology of New Haven
(203) 458-2383
1591 Boston Post Road
Guilford, CT
 
Gorelick Adam MD
(203) 453-0768
111 Goose Lane
Guilford, CT
 
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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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