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Baby Acne Treatment Corvallis 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.

Larry George Fickenscher, MD
(541) 737-9355
Plageman Bldg 201
Corvallis, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1968

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Athay Steven G MD
(541) 754-1262
Clinic Asbury Building
Corvallis, OR
 
Ilana Fredrica Dickson, MD
(541) 768-4900
3517 NW Samaritan Dr Ste C
Corvallis, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr. Paul Anthony Campagna
(541) 757-7034
3513 NW Mink Pl
Corvallis, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Ryker Royce FNP
(541) 768-5311
3517 Northwest Samaritan Drive
Corvallis, OR
 
Dr. Michael Gerard Sherman
(804) 828-5163
PO Box 2310
Corvallis, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Corvallis Clinic - You May Direct To the Departmen
(541) 754-1274
3680 Samaritan Drive
Corvallis, OR
 
Edward Joseph Schmitt, MD
(541) 754-1278
3680 NW Samaritan Dr
Corvallis, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Baylor Coll Of Med, Houston Tx 77030
Graduation Year: 1979

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Gotchall John I MD
(541) 754-1272
Clinic Asbury Building
Corvallis, OR
 
Mohammed S Mohammed MD
(541) 753-7473
3640 Northwest Samaritan Drive Suite 240
Corvallis, 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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