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Baby Acne Treatment Oregon City 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
Business
Tanasbourne Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Doctors Joe & Leedy MD
(503) 656-0601
1508 Division Street Suite 115
Oregon City, OR
 
Dr. James Matthew Resk
(503) 418-5000
1510 Division St Ste 280
Oregon City, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Grucella Christina MD
(503) 418-5000
1510 Division Street Suite 280
Oregon City, OR
 
Ronald Larson Clarke
(503) 657-7629
14279 Glen Oak Rd
Oregon City, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Juarez Ralph MD
(503) 650-6880
1510 Division Street
Oregon City, OR
 
Dr. Jo Anne Nielsen
(503) 657-7632
14279 Glen Oak Rd Ste 200
Oregon City, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Christina Marie Grucella, MD
(503) 656-5273
406 7th St
Oregon City, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1988

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(503) 650-6880
1510 Division Street Suite 200
Oregon City, OR
 
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1510 Division Street
Oregon City, OR
 
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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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