Articles for tag: Cradle Cap, Dermatitis, Neurological Conditions, Seborrheic Dermatitis

What is Seborrheic Dermatitis – Cradle Cap or Dandruff

If you’ve heard of “cradle cap” or “dandruff,” you have heard of seborrheic dermatitis. This skin condition causes flaking of the skin and most often affects the scalp. In infants, the term “cradle cap” is often used while the word “dandruff” is reserved for children and adults. The condition is most often seen in newborns ...

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5 Common Infant Skin Conditions

Always consult your physician to diagnose infant skin conditions. They can recommend treatment options. What works for one condition may not be effective on another. In fact, certain infant skin conditions can worsen if treated improperly. That being said, as a mother of three and grandmother of four, I have certainly encountered my share of ...

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How to Treat Cradle Cap in Toddlers

Cradle cap is a skin condition that affects about half of all babies, usually in the first three months of life. Occasionally it lasts until the toddler stage and more rarely, into later childhood. It is not itchy and does not bother the child. It is known to pediatricians as seborrhoeic dermatitis. Most children have ...

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Three Ways to Prevent Infant Hair Loss

With the admonishment by doctors, experts, and well-meaning relatives to put baby on his/her back to sleep, there has been an increase in baby hair loss at the back of their heads. But, sleeping on the back is not the only culprit in infant hair loss. If you want to help keep your baby’s beautiful, ...

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Help for Five Common Infant Problems

Baby is crying. You are at your wits end and beginning to wonder if you really can do this. The frustration begins with a lack of communication. Obviously your infant can’t tell you what’s wrong and the only sign of distress is incessant crying. What can you do? After you have eliminated the obvious things ...

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Getting Rid of Cradle Cap

Cradle cap is seborrheic dermatitis in infants. This is a relatively common inflammatory skin condition with young babies that is likely to clear up on its own within one year. Symptoms can persist beyond the first year however. It appears as thick, scaly skin on the top of the head. The scales may be yellowish ...

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Treating Cradle Cap

Babies are supposed to be cute, cuddly and fun. There’s nothing more disconcerting when that image of the clean, soft smelling baby is distorted by ugly, yellowish, greasy scales on their head or forehead. This condition is called cradle cap and affects over 88% of newborns. The exact cause of cradle cap is unknown, however, ...

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How to Treat Cradle Cap

What is Cradle Cap? Cradle Cap (seborrheic dermatitis) is a very common skin condition in newborns, in which the newborn’s oil glands overproduce, causing the scalp and or face to react to the excess sebum secretions. How Does It look? Cradle Cap looks like dandruff that has formed around the baby’s hairline, it appears scaly ...

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How to Treat Common Baby Ailments Naturally

Most babies encounter minor ailments, such as cradle cap, dry skin, eye discharge, and tummy upset within their first year. The best approach to treating your baby is to use natural remedies and alternative medicine. Chemicals, over the counter medicines, and prescription drugs are very harsh for a little one and can intensify the problem ...