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Baby Acne Treatment South Windsor CT

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.

Eileen Freedman
(860) 648-2447
1665 Ellington Rd
South Windsor, CT
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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South Windsor Pediatrics LLC
(860) 648-2447
1665 Ellington Road
South Windsor, CT
 
Eileen Landis Freedman, MD
(860) 648-2447
1665 Ellington Rd
South Windsor, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1975

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Sandra I Motta, MD
(860) 432-2735
708 Mill Pond Dr
South Windsor, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Kurt Richard Stewart, MD
(860) 644-5458
15 Morgan Farms Dr
South Windsor, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 2000

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Jay B Sutay
(860) 644-5458
15 Morgan Farms Dr
South Windsor, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Leah Galjan Post, MD
(860) 747-0411
469 Buckland Rd Ste 102
South Windsor, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Eastern Va Med Sch Of The Med Coll Of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Va 23501
Graduation Year: 1993

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Steven Jacob Sobelman, MD
(860) 747-0411
828 Sullivan Ave
South Windsor, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Hartford Hosp, Hartford, Ct
Group Practice: Prohealth Physicians

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Kurt R Stewart
(860) 644-5458
15 Morgan Farms Dr
South Windsor, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Vandana Sacheti, MD
(860) 747-0411
1728 Ellington Rd
South Windsor, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: S M S Med Coll, Univ Of Rajasthan, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Graduation Year: 1973

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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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