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my son is 3moths old and his head is peeling out all over, it so rough and sometime flakes. What should I do and do you think is going to go back and what should I use will his hair grow back is this normal

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tally927

Asked by tally927 at 11:10 PM on Dec. 27, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • its cradle cap. use regular adult dandruff shampoo every other day and lotion right after
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 11:13 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • Sounds like cradle cap. my daughter had an horrible case, I tried all the expensive shampoos and nothing worked. Finally I tried olive oil. IT WORKED!! Just massage it on baby's head and use a soft brush on scalp then shampoo. Repeat as necessary :-)
    hotrodlassie

    Answer by hotrodlassie at 11:16 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • The doctor told me to use baby oil on my daughter. When you are giving her a bath, after you wash his hair, put some oil on his head. And use your nails or a baby brush to rub it in. If you are going to use your nails, then you just scratch his head like he had an itch.
    BelloItaliano

    Answer by BelloItaliano at 11:19 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • Cover head in baby oil then wash out with dandruff shampoo. Don't put oil on and leave it though. It can make it worse.
    babiesandkids

    Answer by babiesandkids at 11:23 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • thanks you guys
    tally927

    Comment by tally927 (original poster) at 11:25 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • Yup sounds like cradlecap ladies above offer good adive that your doc. Would give... Just when you do brush it be soft or you can cause open wounds.
    Skepticchick

    Answer by Skepticchick at 11:26 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • My doc said baby oil and baby brush daily till gone.. Bathe baby one extra time a day.
    Skepticchick

    Answer by Skepticchick at 11:28 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • 1. Massage in baby oil (or olive oil).
    2. Use baby brush and brush sclap to loosen all the flakes.
    3 Wash baby's head in the bathrup - scrup with fingers.
    4. Make sure to dry head off good and don't put lotion on it.
    sunshine58103

    Answer by sunshine58103 at 11:55 PM on Dec. 27, 2010

  • yep cradle cap good luck x
    san78

    Answer by san78 at 7:22 AM on Dec. 28, 2010

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