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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Does seborrheic dermatitis cause hairfall and itichy scalp? How to cure this condition?

Does seborrheic dermatitis cause hairfall and itichy scalp? How to cure this condition?

Yes it can.: Check out this link. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/seborrheic-dermatitis/ds00984. ...Read more

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Can seborrheic dermatitis cause a positive tissue transglutaminase IgA antibody, low level?

Can seborrheic dermatitis cause a positive tissue transglutaminase IgA antibody, low level?

No: In and of itself , seborrheic dermatitis does not cause any significant immunologic disorders although certain diseases do have an association with seborrheic dermatitis-like rashes such as zinc deficiency syndromes and parkinsonism, for instance. ...Read more

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Can seborrheic dermatitis cause pustules and papules? I've been diagnosed with seb derm but can't find any information about this.

Can seborrheic dermatitis cause pustules and papules? I've been diagnosed with seb derm but can't find any information about this.

Usually not: Please consult this site for authoritative information on this topic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seborrheic-dermatitis/basics/definition/CON-20031872 ...Read more

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Does seborrheic dermatitis causes severe hair loss and mainly at hairline??

Does seborrheic dermatitis causes severe hair loss and mainly at hairline??

No: Seborrheic dermatitis does not cause hair loss, but there are other skin conditions that can do that. Hair loss can also be caused by underlying medical problems, like a thyroid disorder, or can be caused by medications. You should see a dermatologist to have this checked out. ...Read more

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Will ILK injections help decrease scalp inflammation/hair loss caused by seborrheic dermatitis, thus, possibly restore hair growth? Side effects?

Will ILK injections help decrease scalp inflammation/hair loss caused by seborrheic dermatitis, thus, possibly restore hair growth? Side effects?

ILK: intralesional injection of kenalog has been used for a condition called alopacia areata with some success. It might help the lesions improve but probably will not stimulate health growth. ...Read more

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Does thyroid disease cause seborrheic dermatitis?

Does thyroid disease cause seborrheic dermatitis?

NO: I am not aware of any associated between seborrheic dermatitis but hypothyroidism can lead to dry flaky skin so may make worse or look like seborrheic dermatitis. ...Read more

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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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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Definition)

Lupus erythematosus is a name given to a collection of autoimmune diseases, in which the human immune system becomes hyperactive and attacks normal, healthy tissues.Symptoms of these diseases can affect many different body systems, including joints, skin, kidneys, blood ...Read more


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