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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
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Tanasbourne Pediatrics
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Pediatrics

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Ilyse Danielle Lifton, MD, FAAP
(503) 235-0655
Apt 204 1510 SE 34th Ave
Portland, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2001

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Anna M Agnew, MD
Apt #9 525 SE 28th
Portland, OR
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Pediatrics
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Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2006

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Dr. Lisa Ann Bisgard
(503) 642-5015
2021 SE 20th Ave
Portland, OR
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Pediatrics

Alan Scott Graham
(503) 418-5800
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR
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Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

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James Anthony Reid, MD
(503) 494-9000
1916 SE 32nd Pl
Portland, OR
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Pediatrics
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 2003

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Guadalupe Toledo
(503) 988-3674
426 Sw Stark St
Portland, OR
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Pediatrics

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Lisa Ann Bisgard, MD
(503) 642-5015
2021 SE 20th Ave
Portland, OR
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Pediatrics
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Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1998

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Portland, OR
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Pediatrics
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Female
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Syracuse, Coll Of Med, Syracuse Ny 13210
Graduation Year: 1968

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(503) 418-5800
3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, 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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