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Baby Acne Treatment Methuen MA

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.

Sunita Tuli, MD
(781) 933-6236
7 Alfred St
Woburn, MA
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Woburn Pediatric Associates
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Pediatrics

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(617) 685-0977
59 Lawrence St
Methuen, MA
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Pediatrics

David A Avila
(978) 683-1974
413 Broadway
Methuen, MA
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Pediatrics

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Richard LaSpina
(978) 683-1974
413 Broadway
Methuen, MA
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(978) 685-0977
59 Lawrence Street
Methuen, MA
 
Dr. Lawrence Michael Lerman
(978) 683-1974
413 Broadway
Methuen, MA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Evan Brodie, MD
(617) 685-0977
59 Lawrence St
Methuen, MA
Specialties
Pediatrics
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Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1968

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(978) 687-0151
60 East St
Methuen, MA
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(978) 683-1974
413 Broadway
Methuen, MA
Specialties
Pediatrics
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Medical School: Mi State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 1975

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421 Merrimack Street
Methuen, MA
 
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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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