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Baby Acne Treatment Makawao 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. Lise Michele Stevens
(808) 662-6900
Makawao, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Lise Michele Stevens, MD
(808) 662-6900
Makawao, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1981

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David M Ulin, MD, FAAP
(808) 573-8680
6920 Hana Hwy
Haiku, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1979

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Sandi Marie Angevine, MD
(808) 243-6125
579 Kawelo Rd # A
Haiku, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1992

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Donna L Pruitt Mc Cleary, MD
(808) 877-2645
309 Paani Pl
Paia, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1972

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Suzanne L Rynders, MD, FAAP
(805) 343-2188
75 Awakea Loop
Makawao, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 1967

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Dr. Suzanne L Rynders
(805) 343-2188
75 Awakea Loop
Makawao, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Sandi Marie Angevine
(808) 243-6125
579 Kawelo Rd # A
Haiku, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Linda Rae Strong, DO
80 Mahalani Street
Kula, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1983

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Dr. Kristi Benay Bengtson
(908) 253-6640
Kula, HI
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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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