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Does seborrheic dermatitis causes severe hair loss and mainly at hairline??

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Dr. Rachel Johns
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Krishna Anand
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: See dermatologist

Usually seborrheic dermatitis does not c ause serve hair loss it may be coincidence that one has hair loss while having seborrheic dermatitis .
Speak to dermatologist and get his opinion .

In brief: See dermatologist

Usually seborrheic dermatitis does not c ause serve hair loss it may be coincidence that one has hair loss while having seborrheic dermatitis .
Speak to dermatologist and get his opinion .
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Dr. David Houghton
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

In brief: No

Tinea capitis, a fungal scalp infection, can often mimic seborrhea, and it does cause hair loss. It requires oral antifungal therapy, usually for a few weeks. There are other less common conditions that can also cause localized hair loss. Talk to a dermatologist if possible.

In brief: No

Tinea capitis, a fungal scalp infection, can often mimic seborrhea, and it does cause hair loss. It requires oral antifungal therapy, usually for a few weeks. There are other less common conditions that can also cause localized hair loss. Talk to a dermatologist if possible.
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