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Baby Acne Treatment Forest Grove OR

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.

Howard A Davidson, MD
(503) 690-8195
1881 NW 185th Ave
Aloha, OR
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Tanasbourne Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Charles E Pritchard Jr, DO
(503) 357-2136
1825 Maple St
Forest Grove, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1980

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Charles E Pritchard, DO
(503) 357-2136
637 Meadow View Rd
Forest Grove, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1980

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Katherine Rose Long, MD, FAAP
(503) 359-5778
1911 Mountain View Ln St 300
Forest Grove, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2001

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Dr. Dana Richard Nason
(503) 640-2757
445 E Main St Ste 100
Hillsboro, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Charles E Pritchard
(503) 357-2136
637 Meadow View Rd
Forest Grove, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Charles E Pritchard Jr
(503) 357-2136
1825 Maple St
Forest Grove, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Katherine Rose Long
(503) 359-5778
1911 Mountain View Ln St 300
Forest Grove, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Nanette Dudley Dahlquist
(503) 640-2757
445 E Main St Ste 100
Hillsboro, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Greg William Brown, MD
(503) 640-2757
445 E Main St Ste 100
Hillsboro, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1989

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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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