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I use OTC hydrocortisone cream for the seborrheic dermatitis in my ear canals, but it comes back weekly. I can feel & see it. Any other options?

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Dr. Mohammad Ashori
Family Medicine

In brief: Diet and topicals

Dietary adjustments by decreasing simple sugars is the most important way of managing this.
Steroids are a temporary measure, if seborrheic dermatitis then okay to use for flare ups but topical antifungals would need to be used for several months to fully eradicate.

In brief: Diet and topicals

Dietary adjustments by decreasing simple sugars is the most important way of managing this.
Steroids are a temporary measure, if seborrheic dermatitis then okay to use for flare ups but topical antifungals would need to be used for several months to fully eradicate.
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