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Baby Acne Treatment Lincoln RI

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.

Joseph M McNamara, MD
(401) 274-1100
101 Dudley St
Providence, RI
Business
Women & Infants Hospital
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Gerardo Concilio, MD
(401) 334-2949
132 Old River Rd
Lincoln, RI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Napoli, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia 1, Napoli, Italy
Graduation Year: 1980

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Consultants in Urology Inc
(401) 331-7400
1524 Atwood Avenue Suite 322
Lincoln, RI
 
Judith Blazar Westrick, MD
(401) 793-8484
1 Commerce St
Lincoln, RI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mc Gill Univ, Fac Of Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1989

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Bhat Dinesh V MD
(401) 333-0643
6 Blackstone Valley Place
Lincoln, RI
 
Maranzano Elizabth A MD
(401) 334-4021
6 Blackstone Valley Place
Lincoln, RI
 
Michael Lynch Cummings, MD
(401) 335-1234
1 Commerce St
Lincoln, RI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1987

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SOWA Marta S PHYS
(401) 334-4021
6 Blackstone Valley Place
Lincoln, RI
 
Dr.Penny Kadmon
(401) 944-6396
132 Old River Rd # B2
Lincoln, RI
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ
Year of Graduation: 1994
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr.Michael Cummings
(401) 793-8484
1 Commerce St # 2
Lincoln, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1987
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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