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Natural remedies to put your seborrheic dermatitis in remission?

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Dr. Robert Bader
Dermatology

In brief: Dandruff

Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis, is a common disorder that is believed to be caused by a yeast.
Most treatments are geared at reducing the yeast. Such treatments include nizoral, (ketoconazole) head and shoulders, and selsun blue. Tar shampoos and corticosteroids can be used as well. This condition rarely results in hair loss. Treating the dandruff, usually clears the dry scalp. One can use scalp oils.

In brief: Dandruff

Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis, is a common disorder that is believed to be caused by a yeast.
Most treatments are geared at reducing the yeast. Such treatments include nizoral, (ketoconazole) head and shoulders, and selsun blue. Tar shampoos and corticosteroids can be used as well. This condition rarely results in hair loss. Treating the dandruff, usually clears the dry scalp. One can use scalp oils.
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