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Baby Acne Treatment Newton Center 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.

Marian H. Putnam, M.D.
(617) 364-6784
36 Maple Street
Hyde Park (Boston), MA
Business
Marian H. Putnam, M.D. Private Practice of Pe
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Insurance Plans Accepted: All Blue Cross PlansBoston Health NetChildren's Medical Security PlanHealth Care Value ManagementHarvard Pilgrim health CareMass Health which is our state's MedicaidPrivate Health Care SystemsGreat WestPruCareTufts Health PlanCarpenter
Accepts Uninsured Patients: Yes
Emergency Care: Yes

Doctor Information
Primary Hospital: Children's Hospital
Residency Training: St. Raphael's New Haven; Cincinnati Children's
Medical School: Tufts Medical School, 1974
Additional Information
Languages Spoken: English,Afar,French

Data Provided By:
Sunita Tuli, MD
(781) 933-6236
7 Alfred St
Woburn, MA
Business
Woburn Pediatric Associates
Specialties
Pediatrics

Data Provided By:
Dr. Evan David Finkelstein
(617) 332-9669
23 Brandeis Cir
Newton Center, MA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. William Foo Hing Yee
(617) 956-5625
Newton Center, MA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Maureen O'Brien Kruskal, MD
(617) 282-3200
603 Commonwealth Ave
Newton Center, MA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1985

Data Provided By:
Marian H Putnam MD
(617) 364-6784
36 Maple St
Hyde Park, MA
Specialties
Pediatrics

Data Provided By:
Milana Stavitsky, MD
(617) 230-9353
11 Nod Hill Rd
Newton, MA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Leningrad Pediatric Med Inst, Leningrad, Russia
Graduation Year: 1984

Data Provided By:
Dr. William Allen Wood
(857) 225-2364
43 Ripley St
Newton Center, MA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Roger W Spingarn
(617) 244-9929
1400 Centre St
Newton Centre, MA
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

Data Provided By:
Dr. Matthew Trokel
Newton Highlands, MA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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