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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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Advanced Radiology Inc
(401) 921-1800
335 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI
 
Parker Virginia Schmidt MD
(401) 738-2607
300 Toll Gate Road
Warwick, RI
 
Allyson D Hicks
(401) 737-9240
215 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Gerald Exil
(401) 737-7701
215 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics, Pediatric Neurology

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Dr. Curtis Matthew Jones
(989) 799-3997
390 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Siraj Amanullah, MD
(401) 886-6020
284 Blue Ridge Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Aga Khan Med Coll, Aga Khan Univ, Karachi, Pakistan
Graduation Year: 1996

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Tri County Urology
(401) 739-2984
400 Bald Hill Road
Warwick, RI
 
Ailis Clyne
(401) 732-5437
400 Bald Hill Rd
Warwick, RI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(401) 737-4343
430 Toll Gate Rd
Warwick, RI
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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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