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A 25-year-old male asked:

I need help to treat seborrheic dermatitis?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Use Cortisone: Seborrheic dermatitis is hard to treat and requires an accurate diagnosis before treatment can be successful. Many GP's are experienced to diagnose it but if there is a doubt, referral to a dermatologist can be helpful. It would help determine the type and strength of steroid preparation which would work in your case.
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A member asked:

O I treat seborrheic dermatitis

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Dr. Lori Wagner
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Antifungals: Topical antifungals, such as ketoconazole cream, are the mainstay of treatment. Other topicals used for this include steroids and dandruff shampoos (selenium or zinc pyrithione). Topical steroids should be avoided on the face, and if absolutely necessary, you should use the lowest strength possible for the shortest amount of time.
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A 29-year-old member asked:

How can your permanently treat seborrheic dermatitis?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 55 years experience
SEBORRHEIC DERMATITI: Rx to remove scales from seborrheic dermatitis are: tar shampoo, 2 percent salicylic acid in olive oil, corticosteriod lotion, 2 percent Ketoconazole Cream or Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo used daily until dandruff is controlled, twice a week thereafter.
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A 25-year-old male asked:

How can I treat seborrheic dermatitis?

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Dr. Robert Berger
Dermatology 42 years experience
Several ways: Scalp would use dandruff shampoos, rotating with nizeral/headnshoulders/tgel/tsal. Leave on 10-15 min before entering shower. Once controlled usa as reg shampoo. For face use baby shampoo or nizeral shampoo to wash and 2-3 x a week otc Hydrocortisone (not every day) should that not work see a dermatologist.
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