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Seborrheic Dermatitis Scalp Hair
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
Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
I have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp. Can the heat from hair dryers affect hair growth or seborrheic dermatitis?
No: Several shampoos are effective and widely available. OK to shampoo every day. ...Read more
20 yrs old, hair falling out heaps. My hair has gotten so thin. I have seborrheic dermatitis on scalp but has actually got better lately.
Seek another cause: I trust you have had your thyroid checked. You need to be evaluated for telogen effluvium. ...Read more
My seborrheic dermatitis is flared up on my scalp and it feels tight. And burning . Does that mean i will lose more hair? I did use the. Clobe.
Maybe, maybe not: Mild seborrheic scalp dermatitis may not cause any hair loss at all, just a bit itchy, flaky scalp etc...Severe case may cause some hair loss, but prompt and adequate treatment likely will allow the hair to grow back in a few months. Just make sure it is not scalp fungus/ringworm as clobetasol can make it feel better initially, but actually will make the lesion bigger/worse over time. Consult doc. ...Read more
Does burning with seborrheic dermatitis mean more hair will fall out? I had a flare up and am using clobetasol . Scalp feels tight and pink in place
Maybe, maybe not: Mild seborrheic scalp dermatitis may not cause any hair loss at all, just a bit itchy, flaky scalp etc...Severe case may cause some hair loss, but prompt and adequate treatment likely will allow the hair to grow back in a months. Just make sure it is not scalp fungus/ringworm as clobetasol can make it feel better initially, but actually will make the lesion bigger/worse over time. Consult doc. ...Read more
I suspect I have Seborrheic dermatitis. What concerns me is that lots of hair falls out every time I shampoo. Scalp itches with water.
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?
I think I am experiencing a chemical burn or allergic reaction after using hair dye. My scalp has sores that are weeping. I do have Seborrheic Dermatitis. What can I do at home?
Exam needed: Reactions to hair dye do occur and will resolve after a period of time. Since you have more than redness or itching, I recommend that you be examined by your physician or a dermatologist to see if secondary infection is present and if so, appropriate treatment can be started. In the meantime apply warm soaks and, if possible, apply a combination of antibacterial and cortisone type cream until seen ...Read more
Can i use minoxidil for my hair while i have seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp ? Or can i use apple cider vinegar topically for my scalp ?
is not going to help baldness.
Minoxidil, is hard to say; it is effective ONLY on some patterns of baldness and NOT on receeding hairline. AND irritated scalp is more likely to react to any drug put onto it. Furthermore, enough irritaiton can cause baldness (and responds to anti-inflammatories). I guess I am recommending a dermatologist. ...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
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 more
Flaky brown skin in my cheeks ...possible causes? (I have seborrheic dermatitis, but flaky skin is normally white) Harm or affect facial hair grow?
1. Can the hair caused by seborrheic dermatitis regrow? How long does it take? 2. What kind of foods that cause seborrheic dermatitis
I was exposed to the sun yesterday and my face is a little red, what should I do? Can affect seborrheic dermatitis or my facial hair growth?
Enjoy yourself: A little time in the sun is good for you. If it's going to be more than a little, use sunscreen. If you've got seborrheic dermatitis, manage it like a grown-up -- simple dandruff shampoo might be enough. Your facial hair growth is genetically programmed -- sparse or thick, be happy with what nature gave you. Frankly, I'm sorry anybody made you afraid of sunlight -- too many scaremongers. ...Read more
I have seborrheic dermatitis, therefore I have pealing and flaking skin...removing flakes from my face will affect my beard growth or hair follicles?
No: Wash your face with a dandruff shampoo. A dermatologist will help you. ...Read more
Yes.: You can use any hair products you like while using loprox (ciclopirox) shampoo. ...Read more
Is it okay to use hair products when I am on loprox (ciclopirox) shampoo for seborrheic dermatitis?
Yes: You may use other hair care products. ...Read more
Can Duac be harmful if applied by accident by a seborrheic dermatitis pacient? Can it affect hair follicles? Interact with pyrithione zinc?
It's been 3 months that I did my hair transplantation surgery.So can I use 3% Salicylic acid on my scalp now to treat seborrheic dermatitis?
Shampoo after ht: I would allow my ht clients to use it, but you should be asking your ht surgeon. ...Read more
Does a flare up of seborrheic dermatitis with pain and burning mean hair will fall. Using clobesol, Nizoral shampoo. Kenalog (triamcinolone) spray and oral prednison?
What are the main differences between psoriasis of the scalp and seborrheic dermatitis? Is there a cure for s. Dermatitis? Why does it happen? Ty dr
Seborrheic dermatiti: Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin disorder that mainly affects your scalp, causing scaly, itchy, red skin and stubborn dandruff. The cause is unknown.Seborrheic dermatitis tends to be chronic, and there's usually no strategy that stops it permanently. But treatments, including many you can try at home, may control your signs and symptoms during a flare-up.See a dermatologist so they can help u. ...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
Dermatologist: I would see a dermatologist. This physician can prescribe medication that can improve this condition. ...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