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Is sporanox (itraconazole) an effective treatment for seborrheic dermatitis on face and scalp??

No. Itraconazole is an antifungal drug and will not treat seborrehic dermatitis, if that is what you have. It would be prudent to see a doctor, especially a dermatologist. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Read more...
Yes. It is indicated for "severe" Seborrheic Dermatitis and is an "off label" (non-FDA approved) use since the medication is primarily an anti-fungal agent> Hope this is helpful Dr Z. Read more...
Yes. Makassezia yeasts contribute and in severe cases, oral itraconaxoke does help. Simpler remedies may include alternating a ketocinazole and an over-the-counter blue dandruff shampoo. . 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...

Hi which topical cortisteroid is more effective for seborrheic dermatitis of scalp?

Seb Derm . Short term application of a mid potency steroid such as triamcinilone or stronger steroid such as clobetasol may be used safely on the scalp. In addition an anti dandruff shampoo is helpful. . Read more...

Does seborrheic dermatitis cause hairfall and itichy scalp? How to cure this condition?

Yes it can. Check out this link. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/seborrheic-dermatitis/ds00984. 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. Can cause those sxs. Read more...

I've seborrheic dermatitis white flake itchy scalp symtoms get worse when I eat diary nuts fish soy my IgE level is 498 is any treatment available?

Atopic Dermatitis. You may have atopic dermatitis (ad) rather than seborrhea. About 40% of persons with ad have food allergy triggers. Allergy testing might reveal allergic triggers that you are unaware of, and avoidance these could make a big difference. Consult an allergist. Read more...