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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

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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