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Does seborrheic dermatitis have permanent treatmnet?

Define "permanent" Most cases can be controlled adequately with a good over-the-counter anti-seborrhea shampoo and Hydrocortisone cream. Stubborn cases require prescription products. But it will always come back and require re-treatment, because the yeast that causes it is a normal component of your skin. If you're looking for a one-time, permanent cure, it doesn't exist; at least not yet. Read more...

What are non steroidal treatments to treat chronic seborrheic dermatitis of the face?

Anti-fungal & OTHERS. Antifungal agents work by reducing numbers of malassezia yeast in affected areas of your body. Ketoconazole is found in shampoos, foams, gels and creams. 1% concentration is (otc) and 2% is (rx) prescription. Another anti-fungal is ciclopirox is found in prescription shampoos. Other products are:tacrolimus (protopic) pimecrolimus (elidel), selenium sulfide, zinc pyrithione (otc), coal tar (otc). Read more...

For what reasons haven't they found a cure (or even discovered the true cause) for seborrheic dermatitis?

Seborrheic dermatiti. There are more than one cause for seborrheic dermatitis. A common cause is due to the following mechanism. An organism malassezia furfur lives in the oil glands in many people. However some people become allergic to the organism. Once allergic (like with poison ivy) you will be allergic forever. Redness, scaling, itching are symptoms of the inflammatory reaction. Read more...

Cure seborrheic dermatitis with coconut oil?

No. The resident fungus (pityrosporum orbicularis) on most normal skin can cause seborrhea on some people. This fungus thrives on oil especially olive oil. Thus the less oil on the fact , the better. Read more...

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...

I have been suffering from Seborrheic Dermatitis, so have been using the elomet cream for more than a year, and getting immune to it, is there a cure?

Easy to manage. I'm sorry that you weren't treated properly already. Emollients / moisturizers are only a minor part of managing seborrhea. Get with a general physician show knows how to treat it -- anti-inflammatories, anti-fungals, and more may all be part of good care. Read more...

Seborrheic dermatitis (natural cure)+ breastfeeding, what to do?

Seborrhea dermatitis. You can do baby oil and rub it through the hair and brush it out with a fine tooth comb. Also, some OTC shampoos can help like Neutrogena T-Gel or Nizoral (ketoconazole)., which are both safe. Read more...