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Baby Acne Treatment Federal Way 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.

Northwest Newborn & Pediatric Services
(253) 572-6677
Po Box 23805
Federal Way, WA
 
Neurology Clinic
(253) 924-0871
34617 11th Place South Suite 100
Federal Way, WA
 
Wang Shu-Ming MD
(253) 874-2227
34503 9th Avenue South Suite 100
Federal Way, WA
 
Snyder Robert J MD
(253) 874-2227
34503 9th Avenue South Suite 100
Federal Way, WA
 
Theodore Allen Bridge, MD
(253) 941-0673
1014 S 320th St
Federal Way, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1989

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Federal Way Dialysis
(253) 952-3996
1105 South 348th Street Suite B104
Federal Way, WA
 
John B Winther
(253) 874-7000
301 S 320th St
Federal Way, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Czuk Mary H MD
(253) 838-2400
33501 1st Way South
Federal Way, WA
 
Dr. Tamatha Frizzell Zemzars
(734) 455-4600
Federal Way, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Anne Nubla Dionisio
(253) 874-7000
301 S 320th St
Federal Way, WA
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Pediatrics

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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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