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Head And Shoulders Conditioner For Seborrheic Dermatitis
I have a chronic seborrheic dermatitis condition on my face which comes intermittently. I use tacrolimus. Is it okay to tacrolimus chronically...
No: It is immune suppressant. Used in post organ transplant like heart or liver etc. Instead look for cause. Visit us at www. Ehacstl. Com to learn how to treat the cause. It is usually environmental and nutritional Read more
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
Is there a definitive cure for seborrheic dermatitis? I'm sick of head and shoulders shampoo and being scared of a flare up.
Can I give my 3 month old son clobetasol propionate cream. 05% for seborrheic dermatitis on his head and behind his ears?
The answer is NO!: Your 3 months old does not need a high potency steroid to cure his seborrheic dermatitis! there are a lot of cheaper and safer creams, ointments, scripts that are very effective. Dermasmoothe oil is a favorite script. Please discuss this w your pediatrician. Never use someone else's script without talking to your pediatrician first. Safety issues are a concern for little ones. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See dermatologist: See a dermatologist and find out. Over-the-counter therapies generally do not work. Read more
1. Can the hair caused by seborrheic dermatitis regrow? How long does it take? 2. What kind of foods that cause seborrheic dermatitis
Possibly: Sometimes patchy hairloss occurs.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not really...: Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory condition thought to be related to an over abundance of a bacteria called pityrosporun ovale. The immune system recognizes this bug and attacks it and in the process causes the skin to get inflamed red and itchy. This induces scratching which can then lead to hair breakage which gives one the impression that they are loosing hair but the root is not damaged. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnose with seborrheic dermatitis and it has caused hypopigmentataion spots on my face what can I do please help?
Hypopigmentation: Anytime there is inflammation on the skin especially in darker skin, there could be hypo or hyperpigmentation (light or dark spots) left behind. This typically resolves with time unless further inflammation occurs. A proper diagnosis and treatment plan should be conducted by a skin doctor. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have seborrheic dermatitis and I'm using Physiogel A.I on my face, but I notice that is for dry skin, is there an alternative I can use?
Better Rx?: This isn't really the most targeted therapy for seborrheic dermatitis. You have a lot of choices. A salicylic acid face wash, or something containing ketoconazole, may be the most helpful. Your physician can guide you. Seborrheic dermatitis isn't curable but is very manageable. Best wishes. Read more
If seborrheic dermatitis is related to genetics, why didn't I have any signs or probs w skin as a child? It showed up suddenly and aggressively.
Onset of derm: It is likely that your underlying predisposition to these skin issues has been activated by a trigger or combination of them. Skin ailments in the atopic realm can be aggravated by a large variety of instigators including environment, hygiene products, allergies, illness, hormonal changes, stress, diet, medications, etc. Etc. Etc. Read more
I had paint in my face and I washed it off with a product containing methylparaben...can this affect my seborrheic dermatitis or beard growth?
You're fine: This is a very common product, produced in nature, used by insects to signal each other and so-forth, and is famously non-toxic so far as anybody's been able to show. Of course, since it's in cosmetics, there are folks making stuff up about it being dangerous. You should stop reading internet "scare" stuff. If it were risky, some scientist would have made his/her reputation proving it. Read more
I have seborrheic dermatitis and my skin touched someone that had applied benzac, can this harm me?
Relax.: As long as it was just a "touch", there shouldn't be a problem. If you suspect that there is, see a physician for advice. Read more