Remedy for cradle cap. Any suggestions?

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My 86 year old mom has cradle cap. I have tried every product out there to get rid of it. I wash her hair every other day with baby shampoo. She hates getting her hair washed. Any suggestions? Thanks

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Easy answer: comb the hair with rubbing alcohol after every shower or bath. Will disappear after a few applications.
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Definitely have the scalp checked for some kind of fungus. The MD may want to prescribe something specific for whatever she has.
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There are several OTC medicated shampoos that can help with heavy dandruff, but you may want to check with her doctor. Sometimes prescription-strength shampoos or antifungal and corticosteroid creams that are stronger than those available over the counter are needed. (medicinenet)
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I would use some baby oil and a fine tooth comb before washing hair with dandruff shampoo 2x per week. After about 3 weeks it was gone. My mom had hair loss from chemo that never really grew back. In earlier years she wore a wig but in later years she wore a terry cloth cap/ turban . Was easier to leave baby oil in hair because she had her hat on.
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