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A 33-year-old female asked about a female:

4 mo. baby has rash behind ear. raw, red and oozing sticky clear liquid. rash on face too. what should i use on it? eczema? has cradle cap too.

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 52 years experience
Like this? : Seborrheic dermatitis ("cradle cap") can spread to the face, eyelashes ; behind ears. It can be treated by using z-tar or other anti-dandruff shampoo. Lather up a fingertip's worth, shampoo ; rinse thoroughly. If the scalp is red for more than a few moments, discontinue use. If it looks infected or is very itchy, see her pediatrician for other treatments (miconazole or mild hc creams).
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