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Baby Acne Treatment Eagle River AK

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.

Toshio Takakuwa, MD
(703) 591-6987
31445 Prudhoe Bay Ave
Eagle River, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hokkaido Univ, Fac Of Med, Kita-Ku, Sapporo, Japan
Graduation Year: 1954

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Alaska Family Healthcare Associates LLC
(907) 696-2273
11823 Old Glenn Highway Suite 104
Eagle River, AK
 
Gaupp Monica Faap
(907) 696-2273
11823 Old Glenn Highway
Eagle River, AK
 
Dr.Monica Gaupp
(907) 622-9900
16958 North Eagle River Loop Road
Eagle River, AK
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1999
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.8, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Erin Brook McArthur, MD
(907) 562-2120
10128 Raven Crest Cir
Eagle River, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 2001

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Dr. Erin Brook McArthur
(907) 562-2120
10128 Raven Crest Cir
Eagle River, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Donald Jerry Lane
Eagle River, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Mary Frances Blenkush
Eagle River, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Children's Healthcare Consultants LLC
(907) 696-2273
11823 Old Glenn Highway Suite 110
Eagle River, AK
 
Nola Sue McManus, MD
5955 Zeamer Ave
Eagle River, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1998

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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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