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Baby Acne Treatment North Kingstown 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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Dr.Celeste Corcoran
(401) 295-4503
320 Phillips Street
North Kingstown, RI
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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South County Eye Physicians & Surgeons Inc
(401) 885-2330
65 Boston Neck Road
North Kingstown, RI
 
Frank Joseph Jehle, MD
(401) 884-6927
181 Fairfield Dr
North Kingstown, RI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1965

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William Jeffrey Lewander, MD
(401) 294-9072
65 Stone Hill Dr
North Kingstown, RI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1979

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Dr. Howard Gregg Silversmith
North Kingstown, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

James Michael Gloor, MD
1051 Ten Rod Rd
North Kingstown, RI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac'L Auto De Honduras, Fac De Cien Med, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Graduation Year: 1984

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Kozel Margaret K MD
(401) 295-4503
320 Phillips Street Suite 101
North Kingstown, RI
 
Dr.Robert Maltz
(401) 295-4503
320 Phillips St # 101
North Kingstown, RI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Sandra Joan Musial
(401) 295-4503
320 Phillips Street
Wickford, RI
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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