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My 4yr old daughter still has craddle cap and cant get rid of it. Ideas?

She has very sensitive skin so i dont want to use chemicals. Any ideas that doesnt include soaking her scalp in oil lol

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Asked by sucker4lilies at 3:10 PM on May. 7, 2010 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • I use head and shoulders shampoo for my son who's 2-1/2

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 3:12 PM on May. 7, 2010

  • ask the doc

    Answer by TMJ121099 at 3:12 PM on May. 7, 2010

  • My daughter is 6 and still has a small amount of that stuff! It seemed like it would never go away, but when I started washing her hair with my shampoo... it started going away... and the older she gets it'll fade. Good Luck!

    Answer by momofkearra at 3:13 PM on May. 7, 2010

  • Are you sure it isn't eczema?

    Answer by hornz102485 at 3:25 PM on May. 7, 2010

  • the key issue is to shampoo it well and rinse all

    Answer by BabySon1 at 3:28 PM on May. 7, 2010

  • my daughter has that too, but we found out it was because of the johnson and johnson shampoo that was giving it to we changed her shampoo now its almost all gone!

    Answer by mommylisar at 3:29 PM on May. 7, 2010

  • cortizone cream cleared it right up for my ds

    Answer by Jjoneslagrange at 6:39 PM on May. 7, 2010

  • Cradle cap is eczema. I'm not sure why they have a differnent name for it when it's on an infant/ toddlers head? We have had success with pine tar soap. Smells horrible, but clears the flakes up nice.

    Answer by blessed_w_boys at 7:33 PM on May. 7, 2010

  • I used the cradle cap shampoo for my daughter. Her pedi told me that cradle cap is from not rinsing the hair and scalp completely.

    Answer by sondamom0828 at 5:43 PM on May. 9, 2010

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