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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience in Dermatology
Seborrheic derm: Seborrhea can refer to dandruff or to oily skin. Both of these skin conditions are considered chronic. There are ways to control both. Seborrheic d ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
No.: The cause of seborrhea isn't precisely known, but i feel very comfortable in saying that train seats are not even a candidate.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Lio
Dr. Peter Lio answered
19 years experience in Dermatology
Seborrhea: A red, sometimes itchy rash with scales, related to dandruff. It often is present on the scalp and around the nose and eyebrows, but can also appear o ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Perhaps, not liely: There r multiple possible triggers to migraine, as spelled out in prior answers. I suspect that what lies beneath the skin of your question (pun inten ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Control it: Most cases can be controlled adequately with a good over-the-counter anti-seborrhea shampoo and Hydrocortisone cream. Stubborn cases require prescript ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Several: Nothing's more "natural" than sulfur and coal tar. They used to be the mainstay, though perhaps you can find some remedies that are less messy / smell ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Seborrhea: More or less same thing.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
42 years experience in Dermatology
Seborrhea: Try ketoconazole shampoo or cream, zinc shampoo, tar shampoo, or over the counter Hydrocortisone cream. Not a cure, just offers possible control.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Hick
12 years experience in Dermatology
Control but no cure: There is no permanent cure for dandruff. Over the counter products such as Nizoral (ketoconazole) 1% shampoo, t/gel or t/sal shampoos can help. If thi ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sax
Dr. David Sax answered
24 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Seborrheic dermatitis can be very well controlled with combinations of over the counter medications that contain zinc pyrithione or selenium sulfide, ... Read More

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