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My two months old infant has flaky scales on her scalp . Is this normal?

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In brief: Yes

This sounds like cradle cap or scalp seborrhea,which is very common in infants.
You can put baby oil on the area 1/2 hour prior to shampooing and then shampoo with a baby shampoo. That may loosen the scales for her. This usually goes away after a couple of months even without treatment.

In brief: Yes

This sounds like cradle cap or scalp seborrhea,which is very common in infants.
You can put baby oil on the area 1/2 hour prior to shampooing and then shampoo with a baby shampoo. That may loosen the scales for her. This usually goes away after a couple of months even without treatment.
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics

In brief: CRADLE CAP

Seborrhea or cradle cap is common among infants.
Use tar shampoo and use a fine comb to remove it.

In brief: CRADLE CAP

Seborrhea or cradle cap is common among infants.
Use tar shampoo and use a fine comb to remove it.
Dr. Nela Cordero
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