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    Cradle Cap Directory

    Cradle cap is a red, flaky, scaly rash that develops on the scalp of some infants. It is a type of seborrheic dermatitis. Cradle cap is common in babies under 3 months old. Cradle cap is not contagious, and doesn't usually cause itchiness or discomfort. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how cradle cap develops, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.

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