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Baby Acne Treatment Lewiston ME

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.

Diane R Hemingway, MD
(207) 795-7188
12 High St Ste 300
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1990

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Central Maine Neurosurgery
(207) 795-2494
12 High Street
Lewiston, ME
 
Elizabeth Ellen Rosquete, MD
583 Main St
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1979

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Alyssa Goodwin
(207) 795-5709
12 High St
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Thomas Edward Page
(317) 875-9160
12 High St
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Pediatrics

George H Glass
(207) 784-5782
33 Mollison Way
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Emault Louis
(207) 784-5782
33 Mollison Way
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. George Holt Glass
(207) 784-5782
33 Mollison Way
Lewiston, ME
Specialty
Pediatrics

Stephen Barry Jacobs, MD
(207) 795-5730
12 High St Ste 300
Lewiston, ME
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1982

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Central Maine Endocrinology
(207) 795-7520
287 Main Street
Lewiston, ME
 
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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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