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Baby Acne Treatment Wasilla AK

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.

Cecilia J Howell Canada, MD
(414) 586-9841
1830 E Parks Hwy # 582
Wasilla, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1990

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Dr. Milton Kwock Wah Lum
(907) 352-6200
1700 Bogard Rd
Wasilla, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Geneva Woods Ear Nose & Throat Associates Inc
(907) 376-9011
951 Bogard Road Suite 102
Wasilla, AK
 
Dr. Karen Dyan Impson
(907) 373-7337
3719 E Meridian Loop Ste D
Wasilla, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Stariwat Ricky D Pa-C
(907) 376-9011
951 Bogard Road
Wasilla, AK
 
Sponsler Jeffrey L MD
(907) 373-6500
3719 East Meridian Loop
Wasilla, AK
 
Karen Dyan Impson, DO
(907) 373-7337
3719 E Meridian Loop Ste D
Wasilla, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1994

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Nancy J Ouimet
(907) 352-6200
1700 Bogard Rd Ste 100
Wasilla, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Tamara Melissa Krimm, MD
(907) 357-2955
3750 E Country Field Cir
Wasilla, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Diego, Sch Of Med, La Jolla Ca 92093
Graduation Year: 1998

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Pulliam Andrew R FACS
(907) 357-8500
950 E Bogard Road Suite 203
Wasilla, AK
 
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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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