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will acidophilus pills help seborrheic dermatitis

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Better?: More time if getting better.However if not improving then see your provider and if they do not know what to do ask for referral to Dermatology
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Hydrocortisone: You can get 1% Hydrocortisone cream or ointment and dandruff shampoo for scalp.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
ANTIFUNGAL&STEROID C: You need to use anifungal shampoos if scalp is affected and skin rash you may need steroid cream with/without antifungal cream consult your dermatol ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Seborrheic derm: Ketoconazole is found in shampoos, foams, gels and creams. It's available in over-the-counter products in a 1 percent concentration and prescription p ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Azo Yeast: Azo yeast is a botanical product that is reported to help prevent ; to ameliorate symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection. I have seen no reports that i ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Minoxidil will help if used every day for years. Possibly the 10% is slightly more effective than 2%. Oral finasteride or dutasteride are more effecti ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Absolutely not: In fact, it is not at all certain that there is any benefit from fish oil for anything. In USA it has been abandoned as useless by the best-informed e ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: It would be possible but rare, as ketoconazole has good activity against most candida species as well.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
cannot be sure: Please see a dermatologist to make a diagnosis about your scalp problem.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: I've never heard of an anti-candida diet, and i can't imagine that it would help with much of anything.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Although we see some benefit in acne treatment in some women who take combination oral contraception pills (which contain some degree of progestin), p ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
What to avoid: yeast that leads to the tinea versicolor skin condition are caused by the Malassezia mold species. . Foods that are moldy in character or provide a su ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: Iron pills won't do so, but anemia that requires iron pills to be taken can.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Berman
39 years experience Dermatology
No, but...: I do not believe Nystatin works on pityrosporum, but ketoconazole and selenium sulfide do!. Try otc Nizoral ad shampoo or selsun blue shampoo and lath ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Are you: Are you seeing a dermatologist? Are you using any topical medications on your face? Do you think there are any foods that make it flare up?
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
20 years experience Dermatology
Shampoos : Over the counter shampoos that may help seborrheic dermatitis include head & shoulders, nizoral, (ketoconazole) selsun blue, and neutrogena t/gel. Som ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
26 years experience Dermatology
Dandruff: Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis, is a common disorder that is believed to be caused by a yeast. Most treatments are geared at reducing the yeast ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Garland Martin
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yeast: over the counter Monistat is a great cream
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
No.: But not effective, no difference.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No,they will not: cure a yeast infection.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
No: Not to worry, although tea tree oil and lavender may have some estrogenic effects.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kulick
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tea tree oil applied: There are many over the counter options that are forwarded by companies. However, there are few if any peer reviewed published studies which would su ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Melaragno
44 years experience Pediatrics
No: Better to not shampoo or use conditioner on days when you use the ketoconazole
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Maybe: If by scars you mean darkened areas of skin where previous outbreaks of eczema occurred, the yes, but if there is thickening, keloid, or other more ha ... Read More

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