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Baby Acne Treatment Pasco 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.

Dr. Henry Heung-Shan Chou
(509) 547-0686
PO Box 2643
Pasco, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Arthritis Center of Tri-Cities
(509) 547-6086
516 West Margaret Street Suite 6
Pasco, WA
 
John Christian Henriques, MD
(509) 545-1884
516 W Park St # 10
Pasco, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1969

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Elden Isaac Lopez, MD
(509) 547-2204
4719 W Margaret St
Pasco, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De San Carlos, Fac De Cien Med, Guatemala
Graduation Year: 1979

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Vaz Gladson MD
(509) 544-6140
507 North 5th Avenue
Pasco, WA
 
Macfarlan Mark F MD
(509) 542-9099
9915 Sandifur Parkway
Pasco, WA
 
Dr. Victor E Brooks
(708) 445-0898
515 W Court St
Pasco, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Riverview Medical Group
(509) 544-6140
4403 West Court Street
Pasco, WA
 
Dr. Rolando Llanes Cayetano
(509) 545-9012
531 W Park St Ste 3
Pasco, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Mante Ebenezar MD
(509) 547-9835
503 North 5th Avenue
Pasco, 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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