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Baby Acne Treatment Moses Lake 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.

Moses Lake Clinic
(509) 662-9226
840 East Hill Avenue
Moses Lake, WA
 
Marta Ann Beaubien, MD
(509) 765-0216
840 E Hill Ave
Moses Lake, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1996

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Natalie Rose Paluch
(509) 765-0674
605 S Coolidge St
Moses Lake, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Karl Christopher Kubo, MD
(509) 766-9450
615 S Division St
Moses Lake, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1982

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Dr. Jennie Michelle Austin
(509) 764-6400
840 E Hill Ave
Moses Lake, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Toby B Bond
(509) 765-0216
840 E Hill Ave
Moses Lake, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Samaritan Dermatology
(509) 766-1027
1550 South Pioneer Way Suite 205
Moses Lake, WA
 
Karl Christopher Kubo
(509) 766-9450
615 S Division St
Moses Lake, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Deleon Conrado MD
(509) 766-1027
1550 South Pioneer Way Suite 305
Moses Lake, WA
 
Kimberlee Poole- ARNP
(509) 766-9450
615 South Division Street
Moses Lake, 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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