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17 Jul 2006

head itching

What causes the baby ‘s head to itch. When he scratches the s
Kin breaks, is it dandruff or what.
I explained at the pharmacy and they gave me coconut cream
But it does not seem to help, he still scratches. He is 10 months
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01 Jan 0001

It may be cradle cap or eczema - Try rubbing a small amount of olive, baby or mineral oil into the scalp a few hours before bathtime. Then, just before the bath, run a fine tooth comb gently through the baby's hair to comb the scales away.
If this is not effective ask your GP to have a look
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