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Baby Acne Treatment Waterbury 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.

Thomas Flynn
(203) 785-2140
1 Park St
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Radiology Associates of Waterbury PC
(203) 753-0143
80 Phoenix Avenue
Waterbury, CT
 
Krosi Zife MD
(203) 756-8021
232 North Elm Street
Waterbury, CT
 
Family Care
(203) 758-8107
600 Route 64
Waterbury, CT
 
Dr. Robert William Newell
(203) 709-3820
51 N Elm St
Waterbury, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Juan Hernandez-Trujillo
(203) 261-2525
450 Monroe Turnpike
Monroe, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Insurance
Medicare Accepted: No
Workmens Comp Accepted: No
Accepts Uninsured Patients: No
Emergency Care: No


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Somanath Bidarkote MD
(203) 756-8021
232 North Elm Street
Waterbury, CT
 
Choudhry Farah MD
(203) 759-0666
590 Middlebury Road
Waterbury, CT
 
Schiff Neil F MD
(203) 574-3777
21 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT
 
Staywell Health Center
(203) 756-8021
232 North Elm Street
Waterbury, 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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