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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
 
Dr. Claire Marie Hebner
(520) 573-2814
33501 1st Way S
Federal Way, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Francis Xavier D'Andrea, MD
(206) 236-8431
30800 Pacific Hwy S
Federal Way, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1969

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Pacific Nephrology Associates P S
(253) 661-6200
1105 South 348th Street
Federal Way, WA
 
Jon Richard Almquist, MD
(253) 874-1616
33501 1st Way S
Federal Way, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Hosp & Med Ctr, Seattle, Wa; St Francis Community Hospital, Federal Way, Wa
Group Practice: Virginia Mason Medical Center Federal Way

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Federal Way Pediatric Clinic
(253) 941-0673
1014 South 320th Street
Federal Way, WA
 
Martin Goldsmith
(253) 927-3243
34503 9th Ave South
Federal Way, WA
Specialty
Pediatric Endocrinology

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Mary Catharine Pew
(253) 874-7634
33431 13th Pl S
Federal Way, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Richard Ory
(253) 927-3243
34503 9th Ave South
Federal Way, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Center for Diagnostic Imaging
(253) 874-9015
33801 1st Way South Suite 101
Federal Way, 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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