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Baby Acne Treatment Kennewick 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.

Tri-City Ear Nose & Throat PS
(509) 586-8368
911 South Washington Street Suite A
Kennewick, WA
 
Somprak Boonpongmanee MD
(509) 734-4885
7114 West Hood Place
Kennewick, WA
 
Northwest Podiatry
(509) 585-3622
320 West 10th Suite 104 de Bit Medical Building
Kennewick, WA
 
Janel Ann Burgdorff, MD
911 S Washington St
Kennewick, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1978

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Glenn Navasero Ello, MD
521 N Young St
Kennewick, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1987

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Trikalsaransukh Sitti MD
(509) 734-4885
7114 West Hood Place
Kennewick, WA
 
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(509) 586-1157
721 S Auburn St Ste A
Kennewick, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(509) 586-8368
911 South Washington Street Suite A
Kennewick, WA
 
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(509) 783-9540
8108 W. Grandridge Blvd.
Kennewick, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(509) 585-5990
216 West 10th Avenue Suite 303
Kennewick, 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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