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Baby Acne Treatment Rochester NH

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.

John Robt Britton, MD
(801) 581-7052
168 Lowell St
Rochester, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1976

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Wallace Neil Hubbard, MD
(603) 332-0238
163 Rochester Hill Rd
Rochester, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1971

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Dr. Richard Raymond Roy
(603) 332-1141
9 Whitehall Rd
Rochester, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

James Paul De John, MD
(603) 332-0238
163 Rochester Hill Rd
Rochester, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1971

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Sherry Timothy M MD
(603) 332-3355
21 Whitehall Road
Rochester, NH
 
Behavioral Health Rochester
(603) 335-0174
25 Old Dover Road
Rochester, NH
 
Richard Raymond Roy, MD
(603) 332-1141
9 Whitehall Rd
Rochester, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Montreal, Fac De Med, Montreal, Que, Canada
Graduation Year: 1958

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Mitchell Ned Pivor
(603) 335-4522
180 Farmington Rd
Rochester, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. John Robt Britton
(801) 581-7052
168 Lowell St
Rochester, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Hubbard Wallace PHYS
(603) 332-0238
Rochester Hill Road
Rochester, NH
 
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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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