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Doctor insights on: Apple Cider Vinegar For Seborrheic Dermatitis

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Can I use minoxidil for my hair while I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp? Or can I use apple cider vinegar topically for my scalp?

Can I use minoxidil for my hair while I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp? Or can I use apple cider vinegar topically for my scalp?

Apple cider: Is not going to help baldness.
Minoxidil, is hard to say; it is effective ONLY on some patterns of baldness and NOT on receeding hairline. AND irritated scalp is more likely to react to any drug put onto it. Furthermore, enough irritaiton can cause baldness (and responds to anti-inflammatories). I guess I am recommending a dermatologist. ...Read more

Seborrhea (Definition)

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


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Doea apple cider vinegar reduce redness on face which is caused by seborrheic dermatits?

Doea apple cider vinegar reduce redness on face which is caused by seborrheic dermatits?

Apple Cider Vinegar: One kind of rash that you may be able to treat with apple cider vinegar is seborrheic dermatitis. Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammation of the scalp and surrounding skin causing crusty, scaly lesions that may be white, yellow, or red, and may or may not cause extra oil to accumulate and is caused by yeast. Vinegar has been used to treat yeast. ...Read more

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Will apple cider vinegar cure seborrhea?

Will apple cider vinegar cure seborrhea?

It helps many: Cure is a major claim for a condition like seborrhea, which tends to be chronic, but many people report apple cider vinegar to be very helpful. Nothing helps everyone, but earthclinic. Com has a discussion about different home remedies & the seborrhea section has 45 "yeas" and 6 "nays" for apple cider vinegar, a pretty good ratio. See www. Earthclinic. Com/cures/seborrheic_dermatitis. Html#acv_76022. ...Read more

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I am currently suffering from Dermatitis and I am wondering what can else can I try? I've tried different shampoos, Dead Sea salt, apple cider vinegar etc. And my face now is red.

I am currently suffering from Dermatitis and I am wondering what can else can I try? I've tried different shampoos, Dead Sea salt, apple cider vinegar etc. And my face now is red.

No online help: With such description, you need to be seen, as you may need prescription medications after assessment, see your doctor /dermatologist soon, or go to ER if symptoms are progressing, and try not to self medicate good luck ...Read more

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Will taking apple cider vinegar with water cause severe itching with no rash present?

Will taking apple cider vinegar with water cause severe itching with no rash present?

Aother cause: I am sure that you had severe itching but cider vinegar mixed with water is not a cause. Look for another cause but hopefully this will not occur again. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and I have a fungal rash. I use to put Apple cider vinegar on it but is it safe to use on my skin now that I'm pregnant?

I'm pregnant and I have a fungal rash. I use to put Apple cider vinegar on it but is it safe to use on my skin now that I'm pregnant?

Safe: Apple cider vinegar on your skin won't hurt your baby. Over the counter yeast medications such as Monostat are also safe for you and your baby while pregnant. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have ringworm on my chest. I applied apple cider vinegar and it turned the rash from red to brown in one application. Is this normal?

I have ringworm on my chest. I applied apple cider vinegar and it turned the rash from red to brown in one application. Is this normal?

Use an antifungal!: Ringworm is not a worm but a rash caused by a fungus. It can frequently be treated by an OTC med such as Lotrimin-AF (antifungal). If that doesn't work see your doc. ...Read more

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Can you use lotramin on the vagina to get rid of a rash/ yeast infection? Can you also use apple cider vinegar to get rid of HPV warts?

Can you use lotramin on the vagina to get rid of a rash/ yeast infection? Can you also use apple cider vinegar to get rid of HPV warts?

Yes and No: The lotrimin (clotrimazole) is fine for the vaginal yeast infection apply daily for a week. But the HPV warts need to be treated by a physician, apple cider vinegar will not work! Best of Luck! ...Read more

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How do you use apple cider vinegar for health?

How do you use apple cider vinegar for health?

Many different ways: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. Its many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear ; yeast infections), acne ; other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension ; high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses. It is safe and inexpensive. See comments for useful links:. ...Read more

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Can I have raw apple cider vinegar, how much everyday?

Can I have raw apple cider vinegar, how much everyday?

Depends on...: Without knowing one's individual details, a doctor would not be able to tell if any particular vinegar would be good, bad, or have no effect on a that person. But, for what health benefit would somebody want to drink any type of vinegar? Vinegar is good for pickling foods, and making foods taste more special, but vinegar is not necessary for normal health. ...Read more

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What amount of apple cider vinegar is safe to consume daily?

What amount of apple cider vinegar is safe to consume daily?

Vinegar to consume?: Why would anyone want to consume vinegar? Vinegar from any source is acetic acid; it can possibly digest your stomach and cause heart-burn. Use it to flavor or cook food! ...Read more

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Do I need to mix the vinegar for the apple cider vinegar diet?

Apple cider vineger: Apple cider vineger is usually mixed with other ingredients to make it paletable. One recipe, mixes appel cider vineger, lemon, agave necter, fresh grated ginger, honey. Add to 8-12 oz of hot water, let steep for a few minutes.. ...Read more

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I've heard conflicting stories on ACV. Is 2 tbps of apple cider vinegar a day good for you? What if you're on medications. Tyvm

I've heard conflicting stories on ACV. Is 2 tbps of apple cider vinegar a day good for you? What if you're on medications. Tyvm

Good for many things: ACV is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions. It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but supports many uses. It's safe, inexpensive OK with meds. Dilute it. See http://tinyurl. Com/joe2kht ...Read more

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Can I take apple cider vinegar for actenic keratosis?

Can I take apple cider vinegar for actenic keratosis?

Worthless: Apple cider vinegar is promoted as curing everything. If you believed this, you would be reading uncritically. Keep an eye on your actinic keratoses as they tend to turn into real cancers that can be very troublesome. Or manage your keratoses with evidence. Based treatment. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to douche with apple cider vinegar?

You can: I don't recommend it. Your body cleans itself. If you were to believe everything you read about apple cider vinegar (it supposedly cures everything), you would be reading uncritically. ...Read more

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Why would apple cider vinegar give me an instant headache?

Why would apple cider vinegar give me an instant headache?

Headache cure: If your instant headache happened every time when you take apple cider vinegar and pain went away in few minutes, then you should check with dentist see if there is problem with your teeth. If the symptom last and does not go away by itself, you should consult with your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it possible that apple cider vinegar can help costocondritis?

Is it possible that apple cider vinegar can help costocondritis?

No: There are no studies that I am aware of the have shown it to be helpful. Typically we treat with NSAIDS (Motrin or Aleve) ...Read more

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What are considered well accepted pros and cons of drinking apple cider vinegar?

What are considered well accepted pros and cons of drinking apple cider vinegar?

Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses. It is safe and inexpensive. See comments for more info:. ...Read more

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I need to know more on the benefits of Acidophilus capsules and apple cider vinegar?

I need to know more on the benefits of Acidophilus capsules and apple cider vinegar?

To fix bloating?: Over what period of time have you noted the swelling--minutes or months, and what are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver &/or gut disease). As to your question: There is considerable value to probiotics like Acidophilus (see prior HealthTap answers on the subject); not so much with apple cider vinegar, for anything. ...Read more

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I've heard apple cider vinegar has many health benefits. Is this true? What are these benefits?

I've heard apple cider vinegar has many health benefits. Is this true? What are these benefits?

Yes, in moderation: Vinegar, including apple cider vinegar, lowers post-prandial glycemia by 20%. This appears to be due to vinegars effect of slowing gastric emptying. Just 2 teaspoons before meals is the effective dose. **Avoid vinegar pills as they have been associated with esophageal injury....their pH and contents are not standardized. Avoid large dose of apple cider vinegar as it can cause hypokalemia. ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinegar cure vaginitis?

Does apple cider vinegar cure vaginitis?

What type?: There are many causes of vaginitis. While there is no formal research I know of, many people report apple cider vinegar as being effective for yeast vaginitis and some report it useful for bacterial vaginosis. See http://earthclinic. Com/cures/yeast_infection. Html &
http://earthclinic. Com/cures/bacterial_vaginosis6.Html
it is certainly safe to try. The site linked above has other home remedies too. ...Read more

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Can apple cider vinegar help a birthmark?

Can apple cider vinegar help a birthmark?

No: Surface applications of this material has no long term effect on the skin and or birthmarks in general. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Seborrheic Dermatitis (Definition)

A common skin condition that mainly affects your scalp. It causes scaly patches, red skin and stubborn dandruff. Seborrheic dermatitis can also affect oily areas of the body, such as the face, ...Read more


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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more