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I have suffering seborrheic alopecia for 6 years. I am a 21 year old man from China.I tried balanced diet but it did not work. Can you help me ?
Can seborrheic detestation lead to thinning of hair/baldness, I have flakey skin on my head, are there any natural ways to cure it?
Scalp is full of sebum plugs/balls which are stuck to the scalp/hairs making them fall I have developed bald patches i also have seborrheic dermatitis?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What's the most effective way to encourage hair regrowth after patchy hair loss caused by seborrheic dermatitis?
I have a 2 inches seborrheic keratosis (diagnosed) on the scalp, is it possible to remove it without any scar or local hair loss ?
Yes: It can certainly cause hair to good in to its resting phase called telophase. It could take up to 6 months to return to the active growth phases. ...Read more
I have Seborrheic Dermatitis & hair loss from stress also.Can I use hair color if it doesn't touch my scalp?Has no ammonia and it lightens hair. Thnx
Dermatitis: Please don't do anything until you have been seen and evaluated by a Dermatologist. ...Read more
Should i take multi-vitamin tablets while using neutrogena for sebhorreic dermatitis to re-grow hair loss?
Your choice: Most people who take multivitamins probably derive no benefit from them, especially if their diet and sun exposure are normal. There is no reason you cannot take a cheap vitamin-and-mineral tablet from a reputable pharmacy chain. Don't spend much money on them, and good luck with the continued treatment of scalp dermatitis -- it can take persistence to treat successfully. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im doing a treatment of dermatitis seborreic with loction/shampoo and for hair loss finacapil, but my hair is falling from the root? Should grow /bad?
I think I have recurring seborheic derm. on scalp . Hair loss. Tried Nizoral (ketoconazole) 2x's a wk. for 2 wks. Still problem. What else/how often can I try ? Thnx
SEBORRHEIC DERMATITS: TRY A TAR SHAMPOO. BETTER TO SHAMPOO MORE OFTEN FOR NOW. CAN YOU MANAGE DAILY FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS? HAVE YOU SEEN A DERMATOLOGIST? GOOD LUCK. ...Read more
Any danger of cancer from Neutrogena coal tar shampoo to use daily for 2 wks 4 hair loss from seborheic dermatitis ? Thought I read it was questnable?
2 weeks is fine: Here in California, the law requires Cancer Warning signs everywhere, because everything we eat, touch, breathe can cause cancer. That's the nature of life, everything on Earth can cause cancer... but the true question is, how likely? So, 2 weeks of any shampoo sold in America should be fine. No worries. Breathing the engine exhaust on the way to the store and back is likely to be more dangerous. ...Read more
Start medication now: for male pattern baldness. Get evaluated by an MD since some forms of hair loss are not MPB. However if it is MPB, you will have better results by starting now with minoxidil and dutasteride. Hair loss is progressive, so the longer you wait the harder it is to gain the lost hair back. Try meds first. If they don't stop the loss, you can consider transplant. ...Read more
Depends: Causes include, but not limited to : vitamin deficiencies, poor diet, thyroid issues, anemia, hormonal imbalances/changes, medications, genetics, tension of hair (pulling back), damage from chemical treatments/dyes, obsessive pulling (trichotillomania) - the solution is find the cause, as each cuase has different treatment. Would talk to your physician and consider labwork. ...Read more
Depends: Alopecia can be a separate disease but is normally a symptom or an inherited problem and not a seperate disease. The first step to determine if it can be reversed is to determine the cause. You will need to see a doctor who deals with your problem to be evaluated. ...Read more