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Baby Acne Treatment Salem 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.

Dr. Lisa M Fitzgibbons
(603) 893-4901
23 Stiles Rd Ste 210
Salem, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

William B Feldmann M D P A
(603) 893-7905
22 Main Street
Salem, NH
 
William Benjamin Feldmann
(603) 893-7905
22 Main St
Salem, NH
Specialty
Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Internist

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Fitzgibbons Lisa MD
(603) 893-1521
23 Stiles Road
Salem, NH
 
Lisa M FitzGibbons
(603) 893-1521
23 Stiles Rd
Salem, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Jocelyn Duffy M D P C
(603) 893-7905
22 Main Street
Salem, NH
 
Laura Ellen Olszewski, MD
254 N Broadway
Salem, NH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nc At Chapel Hill Sch Of Med, Chapel Hill Nc 27599
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr.Lisa Fitzgibbons
23 Stiles Rd # 210
Salem, NH
Gender
F
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr. Laura Ellen Olszewski
(205) 987-4444
254 N Broadway
Salem, NH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Priyanka Arora
(603) 893-1521
23 Stiles Road
Salem, NH
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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