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How To Get Rid Of Seborrheic Dermatitis Naturally
Possible food allerg: Could be a food sensitvity and/or deficiency of omega-3 fatty acids (usually supplemented by taking fish oils). Try eliminating foods such as grains and dairy for a couple of weeks. These are the most common culprits. 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
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
I can discuss: Seborrheic dermatitis of scalp (but I am not sure if you are referring to the external ear canal) or the external ear itself. 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
No: There are numerous otc products for this: when you shampoo, also wash face with hands. Head & shoulders has 2 kinds. Nizoral, (ketoconazole) selsun, others are easily found & cheap. The generics are just as good. You can get otc Miconazole cream, Clotrimazole cream Hydrocortisone cream. If it fails to respond, see a dermatologist. Read more
How can I get rid of large reddish/brown marks left by seborrheic dermatitis under my sideburns? Will they return to normal colour eventually alone?
I have seborrheic dermatitis only on my face. I have got aswollen face and I want to get rid of it. Only steroids work. But I have decided not to use them. I need a friendlymoisturizer. Recommendations?
What to do if I have yeast overgrowth digestion problem and seborrheic dermatitis on scalp. Is eating carpylic acid will help to get rid of it??
Probably won't help: Intestinal "yeast overgrowth" and "systemic candidiasis" are controversial at best. Most physicians consider them urban myths, which is my view. Certainly these things have nothing to do with seborrheic dermatitis, and I doubt caprylic acid will help either problem. It's probably harmless, so feel free to try. But probably you'll do best with a traditional MD to evaluate your GI and skin symptoms. 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nizoral&neutrogena seem to relieve me of the itching from seborrheic dermatitis however don't really get rid of the flakes, how's selsun blue instead?
Can bananas trigger my seborrheic dermatitis? I read somewhere that banana can make dandruff worse I'm really scared cause I just got rid of my dandr
Seborrheic dermatitis a common, harmless, scaling rash affecting the face, scalp and other areas. It occurs most often where the skin is oily. Although it can be very persistent, treatment with regular use of antifungal agents and intermittent use of topical steroids can keep it under control.
See a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. Read more
Seborrheic Derm: A yeast (fungus) called malassezia. This fungus is one of the normal microscopic life forms that grow, along with certain bacteria, in your skin's oily secretion (sebum). Creams, foams or lotions containing an antifungal agent, such as ketoconazole (ketozole, extina), often help reduce flare-ups, supporting the idea that this yeast is a contributing factor to seborrheic dermatitis. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seborrheic derm: The cause of seb derm is not known. Most people get seborrheic dermatitis to some extent. It is thought to be related to overgrowth of a yeast in hair follicles, called malassezia furfur. That is why we use antifungal shampoos to help control it. Seborrheic dermatitis flares commonly with season changes and stress. Severe seb derm needs to be evaluated for certain systemic conditions. Read more
Is it true picking at sores from Seborrheic dermatitis on scalp cause skin cancer bc they don't get chance to heal? I try not to but it's hard.
I get this white, flakey crumbly stuff on my ears and around & just inside the opening to the ear canal. Clobetasol helps. Seborrheic dermatitis?
Probably: It probably is seborrheic dermatitis especially if you get flaking on the sides of your nose your eyebrows and your scalp or chest areas. However clobetasol is too strong for that area. Have it checked out by a dermatologist to determine the best and safest treatment plan. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think I have seborrheic dermatitis I can't eat only chicken and wheat with reat of all foods I get itchy flaky scalp and dry hands how to treat?
See a dermatologist: Itching and flaking scalp can be caused by a lot of things. Certain food sensitivities can contribute to these symptoms, but so can many other things including medications, stress, psoriasis, eczema, and seborrheic dermatitis (among many causes). I would see a dermatologist or allergist to see about helping you find the cause and a solution and how to control the symptoms. Good luck to you. Read more
Seborrheic derm: Dandruff (seborrheic dermatitis) is a chronic skin condition that can be treated but not cured. It tends to flare with season changes and when a person is experiencing stress. Over the counter dandruff shampoos are a good place to start treating dandruff and most of the time do a good job helping. Severe dandruff needs to be seen by a doctor for some prescriptions and for possible tests. Read more