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Baby Acne Treatment Bainbridge Island WA

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.

H Glenn Hostetter, MD
233 Apple St
Bremerton, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ, Philadelphia Pa 19107
Graduation Year: 1960

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(360) 479-8022
1225 Campbell Way Suite 201
Bremerton, WA
 
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(360) 479-1952
2771 Hemlock Street Suite 202
Bremerton, WA
 
Dr. Rahim Mansur Dhanani
(360) 621-3720
2641 Cherry Ave
Bremerton, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Bremerton
(360) 337-6500
2601 Cherry Avenue Suite 105
Bremerton, WA
 
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(360) 377-9079
2720 Clare Avenue
Bremerton, WA
 
Stanley A Serbousek, MD, FAAP
(360) 479-1599
6175 Silver Beach Dr NW
Bremerton, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1959

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(360) 792-5222
728 Lebo Boulevard
Bremerton, WA
 
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(360) 479-1952
2771 Hemlock Street Suite 202
Bremerton, WA
 
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(360) 479-6757
840 Callahan Drive Suite A
Bremerton, WA
 
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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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