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Baby Acne Treatment Wethersfield 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. Amy Jean Schnettler
(860) 956-8720
74 Village Ln Apt 720
Wethersfield, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Elise Joanne Branca
(860) 436-2899
Apt 336 76 Village Dr
Wethersfield, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Sherry Rachel Banack
(860) 529-4933
1331 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Stacey M Langsam
(860) 956-1046
Apt #417 84 Village Drive
Wethersfield, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Gazi Golam R MD
(860) 529-8670
350 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT
 
Amy Jean Schnettler, MD
(860) 956-8720
74 Village Ln Apt 720
Wethersfield, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2005

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Dr. Candra L Smith Slatas
(860) 529-9933
1331 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT
Specialty
Pediatrics

Edward P Wilmer, MD
(203) 563-0155
135 State St
Wethersfield, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1951

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Amanda Sarah Palumbo, MD
(860) 513-1566
19 Fairway Dr
Wethersfield, CT
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 2003

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Candra Smith-Slatas
(860) 529-9933
1331 Silas Deane Hwy
Wethersfield, CT
Specialty
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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