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seborrheic dermatitis only cure is tanning beds

A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
26 years experience Dermatology
Tanning bed: Tanning is not a recommended treatment for seborrea. In short, while it may help non hair-bearing areas, there are many other safer, more effective tr ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: The resident fungus (pityrosporum orbicularis) on most normal skin can cause seborrhea on some people. This fungus thrives on oil especially olive oi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manjeet Singh
9 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Seborrheic Dermatiti: You may try ketoconazole 2% shampoo or selenium sulfide 2.5% shampoo. If still ineffective you may have to see Dermatology for prescription strength p ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Seborrheic dermatiti: Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin disorder that mainly affects your scalp, causing scaly, itchy, red skin and stubborn dandruff. The cause is unk ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thad Woodard
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Lighter or darker skin caused by atopic dermatitis is due to changes in the pigment producing cells in the skin called melanocytes. Over time if ad is ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Treatment not cure: Phototherapy will likely bring about improvement( it did in 81% of patients in one study), but when the treatments are stopped, the symptoms will grad ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
21 years experience Pediatrics
Treatable!: Atopic dermatitis can be treated but not cured. With proper management, a person can remain symptom free, and have beautiful skin. One must remain ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
No: Kp usually presented on arms or sometimes, thighs. Why you use "face" tanning lamp? Besides, tanning lamp of any kind has no effect on kp.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Healthtap doctors: are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Tan in a can is usually safer than sun tanning or using a tanning bed. The latter can incre ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Would be: Both would be similar.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Yes: It is often recommended that on try tanning 2-3x a week for about 5-8 minutes at a time to help control my eczema.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Ketoconazol: I would use ketoconazol shampoo 3 times a week for 8 weeks. For more information about what works I would check out this link in CureCrowd.com https:/ ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
No: There are several ways to keep it under control. The key is hydration and moisturizers. Topical steroids are used to treat flare ups.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sonia Badreshia-Bansal
18 years experience Dermatology
Seb Derm : Short term application of a mid potency steroid such as triamcinilone or stronger steroid such as clobetasol may be used safely on the scalp. In addit ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Scaly Skin: Scaly skin is a common symptom of dry skin and can occur anywhere on the body, although it is most common on the lower legs, arms and thighs. While sc ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
NONE: "Natural" does not mean anything is useful or safe. Lead, cyanide, monoxide, and poison ivy are all natural. There are perfectly good shampoos found e ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes that's correct: atopic march explains natural history of allergy progression in atopic individuals, while dyshidrotic eczema is different usually has no known cause, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience Dermatology
Be careful: On the thin skin of the face, steroid creams can cause atrophy, dilated blood vessels, and increased hair growth as well as perioral dermatitis and st ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
24 years experience Pediatrics
KP tx: There are some rx meds, but this condition is a skin type, not a disease. It is not cureable. I like the otc/beauty line by dermadoctor called kp du ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not directly: As an anti-inflammatory drug some immunosuppression may occur and as such cuold contribute to cancer development in affected individuals who have o ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shelly Friedman
38 years experience Dermatology
No: Shampoo daily with a dandruff shampoo such as neutrogena t gel shampoo.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience Dermatology
Seb. dermatitis: Seborrheic dermatitis is a form of eczema. The description is good for your rash being seborrheic dermatitis.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Unfortunately, no: Scalp psoriasis is a tough condition. There is no "permanent" cure for it, but the condition can wax and wane over time. I'm sure you are aware of s ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Atopic dermatitis: Both are easily diagnosed especially by a dermatologist and food allergies are a rare consideration
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