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Baby Acne Treatment New London CT

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.

Ducey Stephen G MD
(860) 447-1426
447 Montauk Avenue
New London, CT
 
Klekotka Suzanne MD
(860) 444-2223
155 Montauk Avenue
New London, CT
 
Dr. David Paul Cheromcha
(860) 442-0711
New London, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Sproul L Edwin MD
(860) 442-0072
270 Montauk Avenue
New London, CT
 
Fields Warren MD
(860) 442-0072
270 Montauk Avenue
New London, CT
 
Bernard Alan Giserman, MD
(860) 442-8817
53-C Granite St
New London, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1983

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(860) 444-2223
155 Montauk Avenue
New London, CT
 
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(860) 442-0072
270 Montauk Avenue
New London, CT
 
Mark Randolph Mercurio, MD
(860) 440-0711
366 Montauk Ave
New London, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1982

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(203) 442-8817
53-C Granite St
New London, CT
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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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