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Baby Acne Treatment Torrington 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.

Dr. Brian W McCarthy
(609) 877-1500
245 Alvord Park Rd
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

J Michael Bradley Curi
(860) 482-8177
30 Peck Rd
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Edward Carlton Kavle
(860) 489-5068
538 Litchfield St
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine

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Kavle Edward C MD
(860) 489-5068
538 Litchfield Street
Torrington, CT
 
Sophia Z Grant, MD
(860) 489-4144
52 Peck Rd
Torrington, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1998

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(860) 489-4144
52 Peck Road
Torrington, CT
 
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(860) 489-5068
538 Litchfield Street
Torrington, CT
 
Karen Dettmer
(860) 489-4144
52 Peck Rd
Torrington, CT
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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(860) 489-5068
538 Litchfield Street
Torrington, CT
 
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(860) 496-9565
16 Bird Street
Torrington, CT
 
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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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