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Baby Acne Treatment Laconia 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. Michele Palella
(845) 279-9652
85 Spring St
Laconia, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Lrghealthcare Diabetes Education Center
(603) 527-2850
577 Main Street
Laconia, NH
 
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(603) 527-7121
85 Spring St
Laconia, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Lakes Region Urology Prof Association - Lewis Henr
(603) 524-8660
85 Spring Street Suite 302
Laconia, NH
 
Dr.MICHAEL Groenke
(603) 524-5151
724 North Main Street
Laconia, NH
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M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Dr. Jean M Petterson
(603) 524-5151
PO Box 637
Laconia, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Martino Christopher J Neurologist
(603) 524-0700
14 Maple Street
Gilford, NH
 
Richard Winstel Wilson, MD
(603) 524-5151
PO Box 637
Laconia, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1977

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(603) 524-5151
PO Box 637
Laconia, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of New England, Coll Of Osteo Med, Biddeford Me 04005
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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