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Baby Acne Treatment Hartford 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.

Dr. Vitaly Nazarov
(860) 231-1325
205 Simsbury Rd
West Hartford, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dumont-Mathieu Thyde MD
(860) 714-4931
1000 Asylum Avenue Lbby
Hartford, CT
 
Anna George
(860) 233-4500
345 N Main St
West Hartford, CT
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Moustakakis Michael N MD
(860) 247-9031
1000 Asylum Avenue Suite 2102
Hartford, CT
 
Oluwamayowalea Folaranmi, MD
(860) 679-3105
11 Pinecrest Rd
West Hartford, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Ogun State Univ, Coll Of Hlth Sci, Ogun, Nigeria
Graduation Year: 1990

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Miller Joel M MD
(860) 242-6633
100 Simsbury Road
West Hartford, CT
 
Smith Cheryl N MD
(860) 714-4903
114 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT
 
Trout Nancy MD
(860) 714-4332
1000 Asylum Avenue Lbby
Hartford, CT
 
Susan Glasser
(860) 714-4332
1000 Asylum Ave
Hartford, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(860) 493-0808
Apt C4 60 Niles St
Hartford, CT
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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