Itching redpatch scalp
My daughter is 1 year old and her scalp is itching since she was borned. There is redish patch on the scalp where hairs are not grown at all or are tiny in length.3 months before during our last visit to the padiatric ,he advised to wait for some time. The baby is also exposed to baby shampoo which doctor had prescribed. Please your thoughts on this problem.
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The red patch may be a Hemangioma. If so. kindly see a Pediatric Surgeon who may recommend medical treatment to prevent rapid increase in size as the child grows. If not, a dermatologist may be able to help with diagnosis of the patch.
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