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Cradle Cap (Children's Scalp Seborrheic Dermatitis)

Cradle Cap (Children's Scalp Seborrheic Dermatitis)

Prices Last Updated 01 February 2024

Regular price Rs.2,500.00 PKR
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Consultation Type
  • Postgrad from UK
  • Internal Med USA
  • PMDC Reg

Do you have female staff?

Yes, we have female and male both staffs available at site for assisting the dermatologist to fulfill his duties.

How to book appointment?

Clinic Opening Hours: 9 AM to 9 PM

Appointment Only: 9 AM to 2.30 PM

Walk-In Clinic: 2.30 PM to 8.30 PM

Cradle cap, also known as infantile seborrheic dermatitis, is a common and typically harmless condition that manifests as oily, yellowish, and scaly patches on a baby's scalp.

Causes: Cradle cap is believed to result from the excessive production of sebum (skin oil) in the sebaceous glands, coupled with the overgrowth of a yeast called Malassezia. Although the exact cause is not fully understood, factors such as hormonal changes, genetics, and environmental influences may contribute to its development.

Symptoms: The primary symptom of cradle cap is the appearance of greasy, crusty, or scaly patches on the baby's scalp. These patches may range from white to yellowish in color and can sometimes extend to the face, ears, and neck.

Treatment Options: Our Cradle Cap Education and Care Program provide comprehensive information on effective and gentle treatment options for managing cradle cap. These may include:

  1. Gentle Cleansing: Learn the importance of regular but gentle cleansing of your baby's scalp using mild baby shampoo. We'll guide you on the frequency and technique to ensure optimal results without causing irritation.

  2. Oil Massage: Discover the benefits of gentle oil massages to loosen the scales. We'll recommend safe and natural oils, and teach you the proper massage techniques to promote scalp health.

  3. Brushing Techniques: Understand the importance of using a soft brush to remove scales after oil application. We'll guide you on the right tools and methods to avoid any discomfort for your baby.

  4. Hydration and Nutrition: Explore the role of proper hydration and nutrition in promoting skin health. We'll provide information on baby-friendly moisturizers and discuss dietary factors that may influence cradle cap.

  5. Medical Consultation: In severe cases, we'll educate you on when it's advisable to seek medical attention. Our program includes guidance on recognizing signs that may require professional intervention.

Care Guidelines: Our Cradle Cap Education and Care Program also includes valuable insights into ongoing care to prevent recurrence. This involves maintaining a consistent and gentle care routine, understanding triggers, and making informed choices for your baby's well-being.

At [Your Organization's Name], we are dedicated to supporting parents and caregivers in providing the best care for their little ones. Enroll in our Cradle Cap Education and Care Program today to equip yourself with the knowledge and confidence needed to manage cradle cap effectively and ensure the optimal health of your baby's delicate skin.

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Burhan Hussein, MD

MBBS, MD (USA), MACP (USA), MSc Dermatology (UK)

Member, American Medical Association 

Member, American College of Physicians

Member, Royal College of Physicians 

American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine

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How to book appointment?

Clinic Opening Hours: 9 AM to 9 PM

Dermatology Consultations: 

7 days a week 4 PM to 8 PM (Appointment Only)

Plastic Surgery, Nutritionist, Physical Therapy available on appointment basis only.

Call Now: 0312 0588944 / 042-34556241

Aesthetic Consultations: 9 AM to 8 PM by Aesthetician FREE (If required by Dermatologist Look for rates below)

Dermatology Consultation Charges: (4 to 6 PM 2000 PKR), (6 to 8 PM 3000 PKR)

3rd Floor Centro 81 A, B-II, Off M.M. Alam Road, Opposite Dominos Gulberg 3, Lahore (Google Directions)

Appointments manage patient flow. Walk-ins are prioritized unless pre-paid.

Guarantee of Cosmetic Procedures

📢 Important Advisory for Patients Considering Cosmetic/Medical Procedures

Dear Valued Patients,

We believe in providing you with the best care and guidance as you consider cosmetic procedures to enhance your well-being. It is crucial for us to ensure that you are well-informed and understand the nuances of these procedures, including their limitations and potential risks. Please take a moment to read and absorb the following points:

No Guaranteed Outcomes: It is essential to comprehend that no medical treatment or surgery can be guaranteed to result in absolute benefits or complete recovery. We want to emphasize that there are no guarantees of being "cured" or achieving specific outcomes.

Informed Decision Making: Prior to undergoing any cosmetic procedure, we encourage you to educate yourself about the procedure's details, potential risks, and anticipated outcomes. This empowers you to make informed decisions aligned with your personal goals and expectations.

Risk Considerations: No procedure is entirely risk-free. All medical interventions, including cosmetic procedures, carry inherent risks. Understanding and accepting these risks is a vital part of your journey towards achieving your desired results.

Doctor's Skill and Competence: We assure you that our team possesses the necessary expertise and competence in their respective fields. We commit to applying our skills with reasonable care and competence to ensure your safety and well-being.

Timing and Emotional Well-being: Optimal results from cosmetic procedures can be influenced by emotional factors. We recommend considering the timing of your procedure, especially in relation to major life events such as relocation, job changes, bereavement, relationship changes, or the arrival of children. Emotional stability contributes positively to your overall experience.

Your health and satisfaction are our top priorities. By acknowledging these points, you are taking an active role in your journey towards self-enhancement. If you have any questions or concerns, our dedicated team is here to provide you with the guidance you need.

Thank you for trusting us with your care.

How many sessions do I require?

The healthier your skin/hair are when starting out, the easier it will take the treatment. The sessions must be spaced to allow adequate healing in between. Skin/Hair that are healthy enough to regenerate fairly quickly will be able to endure more sessions of a treatment in a shorter period of time.

While these aren’t the only factors involved, they are the most common. Don’t be surprised, however, if your doctor mentions another situation that could impact the length and/or number of sessions you may require. Every person is different, and your circumstances will be unique only to YOU.