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Infant with rash on head. Yellow crusty stuff coming out. What could this be?

My son is 3 months old and he has a nasty scalp on the back of his head. Its yellow crusty stuff mixed with flakes and it kind of look like a rash but today it started leaking. Its clear liquid and sticky. I just rocked him to sleep and it was all over my arm and everytime you wipe it off its on your hand . Any clue what this could be,? should I be worried? And what can i do?
Asked On : Sat, 24 Nov 2012
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response
Don`t panic. Calm down, be courageous and get her treated.

You should get her evaluated once for her complaint to get her examined physically by a pediatrician for proper diagnosis.whether it is allergic,viral or bacterial.

Under doctor supervision you can start medicine,local application.

I would advise:
Keep baby dry after bath.
Do not apply any lotion/cream etc
You can use cotton for mobbing leakage.
Maintain hygiene.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.

Wishing your child a speedy recovery.
Regards; Dr Sagar Mhatre

Answered: Mon, 26 Nov 2012
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