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Baby Acne Treatment Rutland VT

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.

Tom Beauregard Pa-C
(802) 775-6006
145 Allen Street
Rutland, VT
 
Stephen James Wood, MD
(802) 773-9131
3 Mahoney Ave
Rutland, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1998

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Judy A Nelson, MD
(802) 773-9131
25 Laverne Dr
Rutland, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1984

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Blessing Nancy L Pa-C
(802) 775-6006
145 Allen Street
Rutland, VT
 
David I Schneider
(802) 773-9131
1 General Wing Rd
Rutland, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Judy A Nelson
(802) 773-9131
1 General Wing Rd
Rutland, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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David I Schneider, DO
(802) 773-9131
199 Stratton Rd
Rutland, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Of Ny Inst Of Tech, Old Westbury Ny 11568
Graduation Year: 1989

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Thomas Edward McCormick
(802) 775-4000
57 Chestnut Ave
Rutland, VT
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Dr. Michael Gerard Mullowney
(212) 241-6500
160 Allen St
Rutland, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Allison Barbara Adams
(802) 773-9131
1 General Wing Rd
Rutland, VT
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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