You can apply any type of emollient on the cradle caps. The best emollients to use are vegetable oil, petroleum jelly or mineral oil. Let the emollient do its work overnight.
You can use a soft toothbrush or a terry cloth to rub the effective areas gently. By using this technique you will be able to see the difference within two days.
If you want your baby to get rid of cradle caps more quickly then you should wash their head or any part which is affected daily with any type of baby shampoo. Don’t forget to rub the flakes after shampooing.
In case all of the above mentioned treatments fail to show you positive results then you should go for 1% hydrocortisone creams. Apply the cream on effected areas daily for a week.
A Ketoconazole cream is an anti-fungal cream which is very effective against any type of fungal infections such as cradle caps. It can be used on almost all affected areas of the body. You have to use 2% Ketoconazole cream for your baby, apply it on the affected areas at least twice in a weak.
Visit the Doctor:
In case if none of the above work, you should visit dermatologist.