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Baby having cradle cap on forehead and ear. Red, swollen ear. Putting oilve oil and baby oil. Not cured

hi my 4 week old baby has cradle cap on her forehead and i thought she had it on her ear too, but now the ear is swollen. red and seeping. is there anything i should do. i ve been putting oilve oil on but that seem to make the cradle cap more scaly so started with baby oil today and most of it has come off her forehead, but the ear is no better.
Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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ENT Specialist 's  Response

If her ear is swollen red and there is more likely chance that it is not cradle cap. Seems like the baby has caught an ear infection and its better you visit the pediatrician/ ENT specialist to get medical aid.

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