dad dads
Returning User? Login Here

Baby Acne Treatment Nashua 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.

Cara L Mills, MD
(603) 891-4550
173 Daniel Webster Hwy
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1994

Data Provided By:
Lavallee Jennifer L NP
(603) 880-1440
505 West Hollis Street
Nashua, NH
 
Cara Douville Kaupp, MD
(585) 275-2222
383 E Dunstable Rd
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 2000

Data Provided By:
Dr.James OReilley
155 Kinsley St # 105
Nashua, NH
Gender
M
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Hospital: St. Josephs
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
4.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Dr. Cara Douville Kaupp
(585) 275-2222
383 E Dunstable Rd
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Gilbert David Levine
(603) 577-4400
591 W Hollis St
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Cara Douville Kaupp
(603) 891-0083
383 E Dunstable Rd
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Data Provided By:
Dr. Ranjan Nirjar Dandekar
(603) 891-4400
173 Daniel Webster Hwy
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Stephan Robert Le Blanc
(603) 889-6671
155 Kinsley St
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Valerie Ann Atkins
(603) 577-2616
8 Prospect St
Nashua, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreatDad.com