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Baby Acne Treatment Enumclaw 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.

Dr. Brenda Rae Van Fossen
(360) 802-5017
3021 Griffin Ave
Enumclaw, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Juhlin Nancy R MD
(360) 825-9295
1427 Jefferson Avenue
Enumclaw, WA
 
Brenda R Van Fossen
(360) 825-6511
3021 Griffin Ave
Enumclaw, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Harry Harrison, MD
(253) 852-8618
PO Box 430
Auburn, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1977

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Kuo Judith MD
(253) 333-9000
923 Auburn Way North
Auburn, WA
 
Brenda Rae Van Fossen, MD, FAAP
(360) 802-5017
3021 Griffin Ave
Enumclaw, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2001

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(360) 825-9295
1427 Jefferson Avenue
Enumclaw, WA
 
Puig Christine MD
(360) 825-9295
1427 Jefferson Avenue
Enumclaw, WA
 
Dr. James Michael Morton
(253) 639-8181
17700 Se 277nd Street
Kent, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(253) 863-5574
101 2nd Street Northeast
Auburn, 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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