Seborrhea Capitis Treatment
Treatment of cradle cap includes routine scalp cleansing and regular use of a baby shampoo. Cleansing can be accomplished by applying baby oil to the scalp to soften and loosen the scales, and then brush them away with a soft dry towel. Severe cases of cradle cap may require treatment with a medicated shampoo. Most cases of cradle cap resolve in a few months.
Treatment for cradle cap includes:
Seborrhea Capitis Specialist
Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat cradle cap:
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