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Baby Acne Treatment Kailua 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.

Amiri Sherin MD
(808) 263-7340
642 Ulukahiki St
Kailua, HI
 
Dr.Amy Harpstrite
(808) 263-7340
642 Ulukahiki St # 205
Kailua, HI
Gender
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Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Dr. Raquel Jenn Leun Chan-Ikeda
(734) 971-6924
407 Uluniu St Ste 111
Kailua, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dwight H Matsumura
(808) 262-6566
333 Uluniu St
Kailua, HI
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Laura Tancreti Mulreany, MD
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1994

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Kathleen Luana Durante, MD
(808) 263-6623
407 Uluniu St Ste 111
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1982

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Gloria N Yagi Carlile, MD
(808) 263-5142
970 N Kalaheo Ave
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1983

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Dr. Kathleen Luana Durante
(808) 263-6623
407 Uluniu St Ste 111
Kailua, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Gloria N Carlile
(808) 254-6474
970 North Kalaheo Ave
Kailua, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Dr. Anita Moscovic Pedersen
(808) 433-6407
22 S Kainalu Dr
Kailua, 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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