Cradle cap is a skin condition that causes redness, white or yellow scaly patches, and dandruff on the scalp. While not serious, cradle cap in adults is a long-term skin condition that requires constant treatment. In adults, cradle cap is more commonly referred to as seborrheic.
Cradle cap usually resolves by 8 to 12 months of age. discusses the symptoms and treatment of seborrheic dermatitis in infants and adults.
Seborrheic dermatitis is also called dandruff, seborrheic eczema and seborrheic psoriasis. For infants, the condition is known as cradle cap and.
Cradle cap is a skin rash that usually affects newborn babies, although it In older children and adults, it's more generally known as dandruff.
Dandruff, flaking of skin on your scalp, can be annoying and itchy. Learn about how to treat it, as well as cradle cap and other scalp conditions.