Question:Hi, My daughter is 3 months old... She is having dandruff like patches on her scalp... What to do?
Answer: Hello dear
It might be cradle cap. Cradle cap is a greasy, yellowish, scaly rash that commonly affects infants in the first few weeks of life. It is normal and common among all the babies.
It is mainly caused by the hormones which is passed from mother to babies before birth. These hormones can cause too much production of oil result in cradle cap. Another reason can be due to fungus infection.
Shampooing your baby's hair every few days can help prevent cradle cap.
Question:My 3 month old baby is having dandruff like scales on scalp what should i do
Answer: Hello dear. It probably must be cradle cap.
Crusting and white or yellow scales on a baby's scalp.
Sorry to hear about Cradle cap in your baby, here are a few remedies that might help :
Rub a small amount of a pure, natural oil – such as almond or olive oil – on your baby'sscalp and leave it on for about 15 minutes.
Gently comb out the flakes with a fine-tooth
comb or brush them out with a soft brush.
Gently massage your baby's scalp with your fingers or a soft brush to loosen the scales.