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Baby Acne Treatment West Linn OR

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.

Howard A Davidson, MD
(503) 690-8195
1881 NW 185th Ave
Aloha, OR
Business
Tanasbourne Pediatrics
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Marylhurst Ear Nose & Throat
(503) 636-6887
18380 Willamette Drive Suite 201
West Linn, OR
 
Dr. Sue Ann Smith
(503) 201-3675
22851 Oregon City Loop
West Linn, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Sheri Lee Laird
(503) 685-9778
22400 S Salamo Rd
West Linn, OR
Specialty
Pediatrics

Steven Robert Kaufman, DO
(503) 657-0074
22400 S Salamo Rd Ste 101
West Linn, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1971

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Sue Ann Smith, MD
(503) 201-3675
22851 Oregon City Loop
West Linn, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1988

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Jennifer Louise Becker, MD
(313) 995-1442
3495 Chelan Dr
West Linn, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1991

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Kaufman Steven R DO
(503) 657-0074
22400 South Salamo Road Suite 101
West Linn, OR
 
West Linn Pediatric-Women'S Clinic LLC
(503) 657-0074
22400 South Salamo Road Suite 101
West Linn, OR
 
Kathryn M Brock, DO
(503) 635-7389
1203 Stonehaven Ct
West Linn, OR
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of N Tx Hlth Sci Ctr, Tx Coll Osteo Med, Ft Worth Tx 76107
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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