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Cradle Cap

If a baby has cradle cap (aka baby dandruff), does that typically mean he/she will have dandruff throughout their life?


Asked by Kari727 at 2:02 PM on May. 11, 2011 in Kids' Health

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Answers (8)
  • Not at all ! my Kids had it & there fine now :) They make a cradle cap Cream it works Great.. or you can use baby oil and rub in the hair and head and brush the Ick out but do it often it

    Answer by PrissyT at 2:08 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Nope. The two are not connected.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 2:03 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • No. All 5 of my kids have had cradle cap, none of them have dandruff (oldest is 13)

    Answer by missanc at 2:03 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • no. can be loosened up by baby oil, vegtable oil.

    Answer by kkbird at 2:04 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • nope...

    Answer by kelleyplus2 at 2:05 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • No it does not. Use 100% jojoba or coconut oil. Do NOT use baby oil (it's mineral oil (a petrochemical) and should never be used on anybody!)

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:06 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • with my girls i used baby shampoo and a very fine tooth comb to loosen it

    Answer by happymom8262 at 2:08 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Anon is correct- baby oil is actually horrible for your skin and has been linked to cancers in testings on mice. I would go with an all natural oil free of all parabens.

    Answer by wendydays at 2:16 PM on May. 11, 2011