Seborrheic dermatitis is a common, chronic condition of skin which affects millions of people worldwide. It is a troublesome inflammatory skin condition which is not fatal. Seborrheic dermatitis can affect different body areas such as the scalp, eyebrows, eyelids, creases of the nose, lips, behind the ears, in the outer ear, and middle of the chest. It tends to affect places where the skin is oily or greasy. In most cases the scalp is affected. [Read: What is Seborrheic Dermatitis?]
Common symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis are:
It is the term used to indicate seborrheic dermatitis on scalp of infants. It is a harmless, temporary condition which improves in few weeks to months. Cradle cap is not contagious disease and it is not caused because of poor hygiene or allergy.
Signs and symptoms of cradle cap are:
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