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Baby Acne Treatment Portland ME

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.

Lisa Gouldsbrough
(207) 772-5437
295 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Winchenbach Curtis L
(207) 773-7078
131 Chadwick
Portland, ME
 
Christopher Allen Naun, MD
22 Bramhall St
Portland, ME
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 2003

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Wendy E Smith
(207) 662-5522
887 Congress St
Portland, ME
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Christopher Pezzullo
(207) 772-5437
295 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Vella John P MD
(207) 774-5222
1600 Congress Street # B
Portland, ME
 
John Fredrick Goodrich, MD
(207) 772-3703
180 Park Ave
Portland, ME
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1972

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Kenneth Alan Lombard, MD
(207) 828-8226
295 Forest Ave Ste 2
Portland, ME
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1982

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Blumenthal Steven L MD
(207) 772-3703
180 Park Avenue
Portland, ME
 
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(207) 774-5761
51 Sewall Street
Portland, ME
 
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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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