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Baby Acne Treatment Waipahu 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.

Alquero Edward MD
(808) 676-2271
94-141 Pupupuhi Street
Waipahu, HI
 
Dr. Aparna Sharad Shah
(808) 432-3178
94-1480 Moaniani St
Waipahu, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Danielle Nichole Bird
Waipahu, HI
Specialty
Pediatrics

Perlita Bolusan Lampitoc, MD
(808) 671-8539
94-235 Hanawai Cir
Waipahu, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1976

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Dominador P P Wisco, MD
(808) 677-1433
94-300 Farrington Hwy Ste F8
Waipahu, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1974

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(808) 677-9988
94-1030 Waipio Uka St Ste 101
Waipahu, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1979

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(808) 432-3178
94-1480 Moaniani St
Waipahu, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll, Baroda Univ, Baroda, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1971

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(808) 432-3139
94-235 Leoku St
Waipahu, HI
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Los Angeles, Ucla Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90024
Graduation Year: 1965

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(808) 671-8539
94-235 Hanawai Cir
Waipahu, HI
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Waipahu, 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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