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What is dandruff? Dandruff is a shedding of the skin on the scalp. It leads to white flakes on the head, neck, and shoulders. What causes it? Dandruff is most often caused by a skin condition called seborrheic dermatitis. It can also be caused by eczema, a fungal infection, or psoriasis. What are the symptoms? Common...
What is cradle cap? Cradle cap is an oily, yellow scaling or crusting on a baby's scalp. It is common in babies and is easily treated. Cradle cap is not a part of any illness and does not imply that a baby is not being well cared for. What causes it? Cradle cap is the normal buildup of sticky skin oils, scales, and...
Rash, Age 11 and Younger
Briefly discusses common skin rashes that affect those 11 and younger. Covers chickenpox, diaper rash, prickly heat, and contact dermatitis. Offers interactive tool to help decide when to seek care. Also offers home treatment tips.
Newborn Rashes and Skin Conditions
What rashes and skin conditions are common in newborns? It's very common for newborns to have rashes or other skin conditions. Some of them have long names that are hard to say and sound scary. But most are harmless and will go away on their own in a few days or weeks. Here are some of the things you may notice about...