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Baby Acne Treatment Pittsford NY

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.

Robin Shaka Yirinec, MD
(585) 389-6040
77 Sullys Trl
Pittsford, NY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1988

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Barbara Ann Heintz, MD
(716) 248-9321
10 Hidden Creek Cir
Pittsford, NY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1981

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Barbara E Miller Wedig, MD
(812) 335-2434
Pittsford, NY
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dr. Cathy Joy Hahn
(716) 385-1710
59 Monroe Ave Ste B
Pittsford, NY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Marc Brian Lande
(585) 275-2821
Pittsford, NY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Anthony H Francis
(585) 244-9720
1000 Pittsford Victor Rd
Pittsford, NY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Rahul Sengupta
(585) 385-1710
59 Monroe Ave
Pittsford, NY
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Elmwood Pediatric Group
(585) 381-3780
1000 Pittsford Victor Road
Pittsford, NY
 
Dr. Assunta R Strang
(505) 586-0488
34 Mitchell Rd
Pittsford, NY
Specialty
Pediatrics

Robert W Emmens, MD FACS
34 Old Farm Cir
Pittsford, NY
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oregon
Graduation Year: 1966

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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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