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Baby Acne Treatment Warwick RI

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.

Joseph M McNamara, MD
(401) 274-1100
101 Dudley St
Providence, RI
Business
Women & Infants Hospital
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Della Grotta J Macmillan MD
(401) 732-1330
300 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI
 
Jessica Lyn Outwater, MD
31 Country Ln
Warwick, RI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 2000

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Kent Rheumatologists Inc
(401) 738-2607
300 Toll Gate Road Suite 104
Warwick, RI
 
Dr. Ailis Clyne
(401) 732-5437
400 Bald Hill Rd Ste 503
Warwick, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Howard Murray Mintz, MD
(401) 732-5437
400 Bald Hill Rd Ste 501
Warwick, RI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med, Pittsburgh Pa 15261
Graduation Year: 1981

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(401) 732-5600
176 Toll Gate Road # A
Warwick, RI
 
Nisbet J Douglas II MD
(401) 738-8800
390 Toll Gate Road Suite 201
Warwick, RI
 
Goldhaber Meryl
(401) 732-3332
227 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI
 
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(401) 739-7345
215 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI
 
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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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