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Baby Acne Treatment South Burlington 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.

Dr. Alan Lee Scriggins
(510) 848-2566
South Burlington, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Debra Shuma Hartswick
(802) 658-2320
52 Timberlane
South Burlington, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Jill Stuart Rinehart, MD
N2 Stonehedge Dr
South Burlington, VT
Specialties
Pediatrics
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1996

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Dr. Michael Edward Sargent
(802) 847-4914
South Burlington, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Bennum Richard R MD
(802) 863-1249
620 Hinesburg Road
South Burlington, VT
 
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(802) 847-8500
1775 Williston Road
South Burlington, VT
 
Dr. Delight A Wing
(802) 658-2320
52 Timber Ln
South Burlington, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(802) 951-9010
Apt 907 33 Harbor View Rd
South Burlington, VT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr.Bradley Friesen
(802) 658-2320
52 Timber Lane
South Burlington, VT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1998
Speciality
Pediatrician
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51 Timber Ln
South Burlington, VT
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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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