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Where can babies get a diaper rash?

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A harmless rash that's often seen on a baby's scalp, called cradle cap, can also show up on his bottom. Doctors call it seborrheic dermatitis.

It causes red, scaly, waxy patches that eventually go away without treatment. You might notice it on other parts of your baby's body as well.

SOURCES:

Agrawal, R. , November 2004. eMedicine

HealthyChildren.org.

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on July 29, 2020

SOURCES:

Agrawal, R. , November 2004. eMedicine

HealthyChildren.org.

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on July 29, 2020

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