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What's an easy solution to my 6 month olds craddle cap?
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Oil Daily
If you oil daily and only wash twice a week, it will go away.
It may occasionally reoccur, but this therapy, in my experience, always works.

In brief: Oil Daily
If you oil daily and only wash twice a week, it will go away.
It may occasionally reoccur, but this therapy, in my experience, always works.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Patience
Use a gentle soap and don't irritate by picking at it.
With time it will go away if it is just cradle cap.

In brief: Patience
Use a gentle soap and don't irritate by picking at it.
With time it will go away if it is just cradle cap.
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Olive oil
Agree with dr d. Easy first step: use olive oil to loosen the cradle cap flakes.
If that doesn't work, then you can try Hydrocortisone 1% cream daily for a week, and anti-yeast Ketoconazole Cream or shampoo twice a week for 2 weeks. Good news: this is usually self-limiting.

In brief: Olive oil
Agree with dr d. Easy first step: use olive oil to loosen the cradle cap flakes.
If that doesn't work, then you can try Hydrocortisone 1% cream daily for a week, and anti-yeast Ketoconazole Cream or shampoo twice a week for 2 weeks. Good news: this is usually self-limiting.
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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