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Does anyone else's infant scratch their head violently? She doesn't have lice. :)

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AtirasMom

Asked by AtirasMom at 5:59 PM on Jan. 16, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My son did that until about 6 months. I have no idea what caused it, maybe the baby shampoo? Their bedding?
    prettyrayray

    Answer by prettyrayray at 6:09 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • Yes, my baby did that. It is from sebhorrhoeic dermatitis. It's a type of eczema. There are over the counter treatments for it, but we eventually had to get a prescription shampoo that immediately got it under control. Check with your doctor, because there could be other causes.
    evwsquared

    Answer by evwsquared at 6:31 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

  • Maybe she has eczema? or maybe the air in your house is really dry from the heat and it's itchy.
    GraciesMommy25

    Answer by GraciesMommy25 at 9:30 PM on Jan. 16, 2009

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