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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.

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

Sandra Lee Terp, MD
(808) 257-5019
220 S Kalaheo Ave
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1978

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Anita Moscovic Pedersen, MD
(808) 433-6407
22 S Kainalu Dr
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1986

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Lora Morgan Bergert, MD, FAAP
(808) 261-0697
347 Maluniu Ave
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2000

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Gerald Hon sung Ching
(808) 262-6551
415 Uluniu St Ste B
Kailua, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Bertram Allen Weeks, MD
(808) 262-3400
201 Hamakua Dr
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1985

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Barry Douglas Anderson, MD
(808) 254-6474
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1987

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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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Gerald Hon Sung Ching, MD
(808) 262-6551
415 Uluniu St Ste B
Kailua, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1974

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Dr.Amy Harpstrite
(808) 263-7340
642 Ulukahiki St # 205
Kailua, HI
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1991
Speciality
Pediatrician
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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