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A rash appears on my baby's scalp every time we go out. Could it be from the sun?

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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Pediatrics

In brief: I hope not

Hopefully you keep your baby covered when out in the sun.
If you do it might be a heat rash as the heat increases the blood supply and the activity of the sweat glands either of which can aggrevate an existing rash or cause a new pimply rash.

In brief: I hope not

Hopefully you keep your baby covered when out in the sun.
If you do it might be a heat rash as the heat increases the blood supply and the activity of the sweat glands either of which can aggrevate an existing rash or cause a new pimply rash.
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Maybe

To see if sunshine is causing a rash on the scalp, just compare the appearance of the scalp after outings where the baby wears a hat, with the appearance after outings where the baby doesn't wear a hat.
Babies have sensitive skin which can turn red and sunburn after just a short while in strong sunlight.

In brief: Maybe

To see if sunshine is causing a rash on the scalp, just compare the appearance of the scalp after outings where the baby wears a hat, with the appearance after outings where the baby doesn't wear a hat.
Babies have sensitive skin which can turn red and sunburn after just a short while in strong sunlight.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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