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Baby Acne Treatment Juneau 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.

Brown George MD
(907) 463-1210
3268 Hospital Drive Suite D
Juneau, AK
 
Marna L Schwartz
(907) 463-6604
3245 Hospital Dr
Juneau, AK
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Pediatrics

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(907) 586-5995
3220 Hospital Dr Ste 201
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Brown George MD
(907) 586-1542
1600 Glacier Avenue
Juneau, AK
 
Gross Monica MD
(907) 586-1542
1600 Glacier Avenue
Juneau, AK
 
Monica Sage Gross
(907) 586-1542
1600 Glacier Ave
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Pearsall John MD
(907) 463-1210
3268 Hospital Drive Suite D
Juneau, AK
 
McCabe Thomas MD
(907) 463-1210
3268 Hospital Drive Suite D
Juneau, AK
 
Dr. Joy M Neyhart
(907) 463-1210
140 Behrends Ave
Juneau, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Maureen Monica Lynch, MD
(617) 355-6000
3245 Hospital Dr
Juneau, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1975

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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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