The cause of cradle cap
isn't entirely clear, although it may be linked to overactive sebaceous glands, which are glands in the skin that produce an oily substance called sebum.
1,4) Although each of these agents is used for infants with cradle cap
, significantly sized randomized controlled trials in this age group are essentially absent.
Rubbing baby oil, vaseline, or special ointments into the head in cradle cap
may soften and loosen scalp scales so they may be more easily removed by brushing or combing.
The tip to ask about cradle cap
and diaper dermatitis is based largely on clinical observation, but is more useful than asking about a family history of psoriasis, because people tend to keep psoriasis to themselves, he noted; family members and even spouses might not know.
Credited as the "newborn's best friend," Bean-B-Clean is the number one option for cradle cap
(seborrhea) removal in infants and senior citizens.
Using a natural sunflower oil can help with eczema and cradle cap
(infant seborrheoic dermatitis) shows up as yellow greasy skin patches on newborn babies' scalps.
It is also said to work on cradle cap
and nappy rash and is a must-have for your baby bag.
I would also consider using DermaSmoothe [off label] in young children with cradle cap
or seborrheic dermatitis.
Addressing common baby health concerns, the line includes Baby Eczema Cream, Eczema Baby Wash, Cradle Cap
Care, Tummy Soother, DeetFree Bug Repellent, Homeopathic Teething Drops and Earache Drops.
My year-old-son Elliott had bad cradle cap
as a newborn and although it's not as bad now, his scalp is still very dry.
He had heard about a special soap that could be used for skin conditions and within a week it had cleared the cradle cap