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Baby Acne Treatment Richland 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.

Hammersmith Scott M MD
(509) 943-5616
712 SWift Boulevard Suite 3A
Richland, WA
 
Kadlec Medical Center
(509) 946-4611
888 SWift Boulevard
Richland, WA
 
Dr. Sara Kay Zirkle
(509) 946-3576
925 Stevens Dr Ste 2B
Richland, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Julie Anne Raekes
(509) 943-3269
251 Brookwood Loop
Richland, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Henry Chou, MD, FAAP
(509) 943-6380
925 Stevens Dr Ste 1E
Richland, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1970

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Julie Anne Raekes, MD
(509) 943-3269
251 Brookwood Loop
Richland, WA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Kadlec Med Ctr, Richland, Wa
Group Practice: Three Rivers Family Medicine

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Tri Cities Maternal Fetal Medicine PLLC
(509) 946-8696
969 Stevens Drive Suite 3A
Richland, WA
 
Frances Harris Dernbach, MD
(509) 946-5656
875 Swift Blvd
Richland, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med, La Jolla Ca 92093
Graduation Year: 1987

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Adult & Pediatric Urology
(509) 943-9159
1110 Gilmore Street
Richland, WA
 
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(509) 946-4631
800 Swift Blvd
Richland, 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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