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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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Seborrheic dermatitis

September 26th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Seborrheic dermatitis/eczema is a form of eczema that can appear only on certain parts of the body. The appearance of the rash varies depending on the area of the body that is involved. On the scalp the rash typically appears red and scaly, whereas in the skin folds the rash is typically devoid of scale [...]

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Seborrheic dermatitis treatment

September 26th, 2007 · No Comments

It is important to realise that the treatment of Seborrheic dermatitis is aimed at control of the disease and not at cure. The reason for that is simply that there are no known cures for Seborrheic dermatitis. That off course does not mean that you will be suffering from Seborrheic dermatitis indefinitely. The disease can [...]

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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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