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Baby Acne Treatment Selah 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.

Roy J Simms
(509) 575-0114
314 S 11th Ave
Yakima, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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(509) 248-3263
402 South 12th Avenue
Yakima, WA
 
Wright Palmer P DO
(509) 453-5300
3999 Englewood Avenue Suite 201
Yakima, WA
 
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(509) 248-9592
314 South 11th Avenue Suite B
Yakima, WA
 
Dr. Robert Mark Skarin
(509) 453-3738
2811 Tieton Dr
Yakima, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Michael Edward Crook, MD
(509) 575-0114
305 N 73rd Ave
Yakima, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1997

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Roy James Simms, MD
(509) 575-0114
314A S 11th Ave
Yakima, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1977

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Diane Liebe
(509) 574-3220
3801 Kern Way
Yakima, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Yakima Urology Associates PLLC
(509) 249-3900
111 South 11th Avenue Suite 120
Yakima, WA
 
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(509) 575-0114
314 S 11th Ave Ste A
Yakima, WA
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Pediatrics

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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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