dad dads
Returning User? Login Here

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.

Sudduth Robert H MD ABIM
(360) 782-3705
2512 Wheaton Way
Bremerton, WA
 
Digestive Disease & Endoscopy Center PLLC
(360) 479-1952
2771 Hemlock Street Suite 202
Bremerton, WA
 
Cogen Kenneth MD
(360) 377-7634
2771 Hemlock Street Suite 201
Bremerton, WA
 
Herman Joseph J MD Kitsap Intermdcne Asscts Inc PS
(360) 377-8571
2601 Cherry Avenue
Bremerton, WA
 
Bildsten Scott A MD
(360) 377-0049
2500 Cherry Avenue
Bremerton, WA
 
Sharma Pankaj MD
(360) 479-1952
2771 Hemlock Street Suite 202
Bremerton, WA
 
Arthur John S MD PS
(360) 479-2400
2528 Wheaton Way
Bremerton, WA
 
Tan RANA Teresa MD ABIM
(360) 782-3704
2512 Wheaton Way
Bremerton, WA
 
Digestive Disease & Endoscopy Center PLLC
(360) 792-5222
728 Lebo Boulevard
Bremerton, WA
 
Root Spencer S MD ABIM
(360) 782-3705
2512 Wheaton Way
Bremerton, WA
 

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreatDad.com