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Baby Acne Treatment Kaneohe 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. Dwight Hi Matsumura
(808) 262-6566
333 Uluniu St Ste No-103
Kailua, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. John Michael Nagamine
(808) 262-5060
642 Ulukahiki St Ste 304
Kailua, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

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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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, 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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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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Dr. Barry Douglas Anderson
(808) 254-6474
Kailua, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Bertram Allen Weeks
(808) 262-3400
201 Hamakua Dr
Kailua, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr.Brijit Reis
(808) 263-8822
40 Aulike Street #317
Kailua, HI
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll
Year of Graduation: 1992
Speciality
Pediatrician
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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(808) 263-7340
642 Ulukahiki St
Kailua, HI
 
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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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