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Accutane And Seborrhea Dermatitus On Scalp
I have itchy, flakes and seborrhea dermatitis which is flat around my scalp, I have tried selsun blue but no good results , what medication i use?
Nizoral (ketoconazole) Shampoo: Nzoral shampoo 2-3 x per week for a month then as needed. ...Read more
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
I am taking low dose Accutane , 10 mg per day for oiliness and mild acne on face . Will it provide relief from seborrhea ?
Greasy vs dry: Seborrheic dermatitis is usually caused by susceptibility to a yeast called malassezia furfur which has a propensity for oil or sebum. It can occur on scalp, face, and torso. Dry scalp can be caused by many skin conditions including eczema or psoriasis. Eczema usually responds to topical steroids whereas sebborheic dermatitis usually requires a topical antifungal in addition to a steroid. ...Read more
Seborrheic dermatiti: Seborrheic Dermatitis of scalp. If OTC dandruff shampoo doesn't work, your dermatologist can discuss treatment options wi you. This may include options like Rx strength hydrocortisone, desonide or fluocinolone. Antifunfal shampoo or oral meds, metronidazole, photochemotherapy are some options. ...Read more
Yes it can.: Check out this link. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/seborrheic-dermatitis/ds00984.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 on the chest and under the arms. The yeast malassezia may play a role and many treatments target this yeast as well as the ...Read more