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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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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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What are the grains w/ seborheic dermatitis made of?Why is it that it helps to remove them while treating ?What effect are they causing? Can elaborate

What are the grains w/ seborheic dermatitis made of?Why is it that it helps to remove them while treating ?What effect are they causing? Can elaborate

Seborrheic Derm: One characteristic of this disorder is the increased growth rate of the surface of the skin, leading to fragments of surface keratinized cells that break off. Because of the altered growth, they hold together differently than normal-- grains as you say. Removal helps to make it easier for any topical treatment to reach the site of the increased proliferation in the base of the epideremis. ...Read more

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What else i can do to treat eyebrow seborheic dermatitis ?

What else i can do to treat eyebrow seborheic dermatitis ?

Seborrheic dermatiti: Medicated shampoos, creams and lotions are the main treatments for seborrheic dermatitis. Try over-the-counter dandruff shampoos, before considering prescription remedies. Your doctor may prescribe ketoconazole shampoo alternated with a clobetasol scalp product (Temovate) twice weekly. Psoralen with light therapy (photochemotherapy). Prescription-strength hydrocortisone, fluocinolone or desonide ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could i help seborheic dermatitis in eyebrows?

Can you tell me how could i help seborheic dermatitis in eyebrows?

Seborrheic dermatitis: Medicated shampoos, creams and lotions are the main treatments for seborrheic dermatitis. Try over-the-counter dandruff shampoos before considering prescription remedies. Your doctor may prescribe ketoconazole shampoo alternated with a clobetasol scalp product (Temovate) twice weekly. Psoralen with light therapy (photochemotherapy). Prescription-strength hydrocortisone, fluocinolone or desonide ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could help seborheic dermatitis in eyebrows?

Can you tell me how I could help seborheic dermatitis in eyebrows?

See eye doc: Dilute baby shampoo with with water and wash brows. Put warm compress for 2 minutes. Then get antibiotic/steroid ointmet from doc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there is something i can do to treat eyebrow seborheic dermatitis ?

Can you tell me if there is something i can do to treat eyebrow seborheic dermatitis ?

Eyebrow dermatitis: Can be treated with a topical steroidal cream. You can try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream. Just be careful not to get any ointment in your eyes. If this doesn't help, then see your dermatologist or ophthalmologist so they can suggest other treatments. ...Read more

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I'm finding maintenance shampooing for seborheic dermatitis too harsh for my hair. What else can I do to keep symptoms at bay ?

I'm finding maintenance shampooing for seborheic dermatitis too harsh for my hair. What else can I do to keep symptoms at bay ?

Depends .....: Depends on what shampoo and how often. You can reduce the frequency and strength during the maintainance phase. ...Read more

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Is there an all natural way to treat seborheic dermatitis of scalp ? How about apple cider vinegr? If so , how much ? Or what else and how often?Thnx!

Is there an all natural way to treat seborheic dermatitis of scalp ? How about apple cider vinegr? If so , how much ? Or what else and how often?Thnx!

Wrong question: Poison ivy is natural. The better question is what works? Ask how effective it is, how safe it is, how much it costs, how easy to use and how easy to find. Any product claiming to be "all natural" is taking advantage of you. This is a meaningless claim. I know no-one who wants to smell of vinegar. There are various anti-dandruff shampoos to try. Nizoral (ketoconazole). Head & Shoulders. Selsun. Others. Generics ...Read more

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Do cures for psoriasis and seborheic dermatitis such as"temovate" cause cancer?

Do cures for psoriasis and seborheic dermatitis such as"temovate" cause cancer?

Not directly: As an anti-inflammatory drug some immunosuppression may occur and as such cuold contribute to cancer development in affected individuals who have other risks for cancer. ...Read more

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Infant 2 m/o with occipital lymph nodes on each side of the head? Is it normal? He has a severe case of seborheic dermatitis (head, cheeks, forehead)

Infant 2 m/o with occipital lymph nodes on each side of the head? Is it normal? He has a severe case of seborheic dermatitis (head, cheeks, forehead)

Very common: Enlarged occipital lymph nodes are commonly found in children who have had rashes, infections or mild trauma to the scalp. These are generally of no significant clinical consequence and often reduce in size with time. ...Read more

Dermatitis (Definition)

Dermatitis means inflammation of skin. Contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis are ...Read more