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Got rid of cradle cap. Hair not grown back. How to stimulate follicles?

Hi there - we have just managed to get rid of cradle cap that my grandson has had since a baby due to childhood eczema ...he is now 10...but unfortunately his hair has not grown back where the cradle cap was, is there any way we can stimulate the follicles, or have you any advice on this subject - or is he destined to not have hair growth there at all many thanks
Asked On : Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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Ideally hair grows back spontaneously once cradle cap is treated as it does not destroy the hair follicle. Use of steroid lotion like mometasone along with minoxidil solution would help in speedy hair regrowth if follicles are intact but if in case the condition was very severe and inflammatory very rarely it may cause scarring or permanent loss of follicles in such cases nothing would work. I would advise you to meet a dermatologist nearby to get the area examined so that a proper treatment protocol can be suggested.

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Answered: Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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