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What is Cradle Cap?

October 7th, 2007 · No Comments

Cradle cap is a term used to refer to any red scaly rash on the scalp of babies. Cradle cap is not a medical diagnosis, but simply a descriptive term, like the term diaper dermatitis.
There are a few causes of Cradle cap, including Seborrheic dermatitis, Atopic Dermatitis and Plaque Psoriasis. Seborrheic dermatitis is the most [...]

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Diaper Dermatitis. What causes it?

September 26th, 2007 · No Comments

The term Diaper Dermatitis refers to a red rash in the nappy area. Diaper Dermatitis is also known by the following synonymous terms: Napkin dermatitis, Irritant diaper dermatitis, Diaper rash, Nappy rash and Diaper eczema.
It is important to realize that Diaper Dermatitis is not a specific diagnosis, but simply refers to a red rash in [...]

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