Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Pip | 2009/02/06

Q.

Itchy Scalp

Hi,
My 17 month daughter has been scratching her scalp on off for about two weeks now. I can' t see any obvious reason for the scratching. Any suggestions.
Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The most common cause at this age is probably due to nits. Please check if you can see any of the tell tale eggs.If you cannot find a cause please ask your doctor to see her.

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