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 What is the yellowish scum on a baby's scalp?

Answer It is called cradle cap - a type of dandruff. Rub some olive oil into the baby's head and then comb the stuff out.
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Is the yellowish scummy on a baby scalp what is the condition?

Why has my newborn babys hair fallen out on top completely within two days and his scalp is peeling like a sunburn?

It must be cradle cap which is normal in newborn baby? If he is otherwise normal, crying well and feeding there is no need to worry.
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What should I do to treat dandruff,dry scalp,and scabs on scalp?

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