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Baby Acne Treatment Aiea HI

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.

Yoshio Futatsugi
(808) 488-6846
99-128 Aiea Heights Dr
Aiea, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Vernon Mineo Azuma
(808) 488-8441
99-128 Aiea Heights Dr Ste 211
Aiea, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Sara K Anderson
(808) 371-6646
99-708 Holoai St
Aiea, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Yoshio Futatsugi, MD, FAAP
(808) 488-6846
99-128 Aiea Heights Dr Ste 108
Aiea, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1984

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Laura Durham Hartmann, MD
(808) 486-9666
98-1152 Kaonohi St
Aiea, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1992

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Ranjini Kandasamy
(808) 487-8990
98-1247 Kaahumanu St Ste 301
Aiea, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Leila Aki Okinaka
(808) 285-4454
PO Box 698H
Aiea, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Maria M De Castro, MD
(817) 738-1731
98 1079 Moanalua Road South
Aiea, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1980

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MAJ Kim Charlene Hoeldtke, MD, FAAP
98-517 Pono St
Aiea, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1992

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Dr. Mitsuaki Suzuki
(808) 488-6846
99-128 Aiea Heights Dr Ste 104
Aiea, HI
Specialty
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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