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Waverly, NY
A 40-year-old female asked:

My seborrheic dermatitis is flared up on my scalp and it feels tight. and burning . does that mean i will lose more hair? i did use the. clobe.

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Maybe, maybe not: Mild seborrheic scalp dermatitis may not cause any hair loss at all, just a bit itchy, flaky scalp etc...Severe case may cause some hair loss, but prompt and adequate treatment likely will allow the hair to grow back in a few months. Just make sure it is not scalp fungus/ringworm as clobetasol can make it feel better initially, but actually will make the lesion bigger/worse over time. Consult doc.
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