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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.

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

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(907) 352-6200
1700 Bogard Road
Wasilla, AK
 
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(907) 376-9011
951 Bogard Road
Wasilla, AK
 
Dr. Karen Dyan Impson
(907) 373-7337
3719 E Meridian Loop Ste D
Wasilla, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

Karen Dyan Impson
(907) 373-7337
3719 E Meridian Loop
Wasilla, AK
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr.Karen Impson
(907) 373-7337
3719 East Meridian Loop
Wasilla, AK
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Pediatrician
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Therese Kay Tomasoski, MD
1700 Bogard Rd Ste 100
Wasilla, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mi State Univ Coll Of Human Med, East Lansing Mi 48824
Graduation Year: 2001

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Milton Kwock Wah Lum, MD
(907) 352-6200
1700 Bogard Rd
Wasilla, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1972

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(907) 376-9011
951 Bogard Road
Wasilla, AK
 
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(907) 352-6200
1700 Bogard Rd Ste 100
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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