dad dads
Returning User? Login Here

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.

Dr. Carol Ann Truitt
(608) 232-9316
750 George Washington Way Ste 7
Richland, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr Td Lahiri MD
(509) 943-3159
780 SWift Boulevard Suite 170
Richland, WA
 
Northwest Ambulatory Physicians
(509) 946-3340
1075 Jadwin Avenue
Richland, WA
 
Jerry McLaughlin
(509) 942-2686
888 Swift Blvd
Richland, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Data Provided By:
Vaughn Daniel MD
(509) 628-1220
560 Gage Boulevard
Richland, WA
 
Dr. Michael Joseph Pattillo
(509) 943-3196
2857 Leopold Ln
Richland, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Kadlec Medical Center Nuclear Medicine
(509) 942-2656
945 Goethals Drive
Richland, WA
 
Dernbach Frances MD
(509) 946-6565
925 Stevens Drive Suite 3A
Richland, WA
 
Richland Allergy & Asthma Clinic
(509) 946-4631
800 SWift Boulevard
Richland, WA
 
Dr. Frances Harris Dernbach
(509) 946-5656
875 Swift Blvd
Richland, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Data Provided By:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from GreatDad.com