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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.

Richard Danl Mandsager, MD
(907) 465-3092
PO Box 2402493601c Street
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1977

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Clark Lyn MD
(907) 222-4880
2600 Denali Street Suite 302
Anchorage, AK
 
Dr.Willow Monterrosa
(907) 562-2423
3340 Providence Dr # 500
Anchorage, AK
Gender
F
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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James M Foster
(907) 777-1800
1200 Airport Heights Dr Ste 140
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Calle Ann Gonzales
(907) 563-8438
4315 Diplomacy Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr.MONIQUE KARAGANIS
(907) 729-4117
411 West Northern Lights Boulevard
Anchorage, AK
Gender
F
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Stephen Scott Baker
(907) 562-2944
4001 Dale St
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Michelle Renee Myers, MD
(907) 729-1071
4315 Diplomacy Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1994

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Laura Lea Schulz
(907) 729-3971
4315 Diplomacy Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Andrea Lynn Bateman, MD
(907) 562-2120
3340 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1996

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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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