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Baby Acne Treatment Fairbanks 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.

Dr. Ronald Scott Wells
(617) 522-2316
1060 Gaffney Rd
Fort Wainwright, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Manal Shihadeh
(907) 452-1761
1919 Lathrop St
Fairbanks, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Donna J Hephinger, MD
(907) 347-3569
PO Box 74542
Fairbanks, AK
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Bartlett Reg Hosp, Juneau, Ak

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Mishelle A Nace, MD
(907) 459-3500
1001 Noble St
Fairbanks, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1993

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Marvin Ernest Bergeson, MD
(907) 459-3525
1001 Noble St
Fairbanks, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: Fairbanks Mem Hosp/Denali Ctr, Fairbanks, Ak
Group Practice: Tanana Valley Clinic

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Ronald Scott Wells, MD
1060 Gaffney Rd
Fort Wainwright, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 2000

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Dr. John Alan MacFarlane
(907) 452-7060
542 4th Ave
Fairbanks, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Martino Ronald A MD
(907) 452-1739
1919 Lathrop Street Suite 220
Fairbanks, AK
 
Thomas Carl MD
(907) 452-1761
1919 Lathrop Street
Fairbanks, AK
 
Dr.LAURA BRUNNER
(907) 459-3520
1001 Noble St # 350
Fairbanks, AK
Gender
F
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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