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Baby Acne Treatment Central Point OR

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.

Heather Joy Young, MD
(541) 772-9449
1610 E McAndrews Rd Bldg M
Medford, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1994

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(541) 608-4096
750 Murphy Road
Medford, OR
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Medford, OR
 
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(907) 543-6300
1490 Montclair Ter
Medford, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(617) 377-4616
2635 Siskiyou Blvd
Medford, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(541) 282-6500
2859 State Street
Medford, OR
 
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555 Black Oak Drive
Medford, OR
 
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(541) 772-5548
691 Murphy Rd Ste 209
Medford, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

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920 Royal Avenue
Medford, OR
 
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555 Black Oak Drive
Medford, OR
 
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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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