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Seborrhoeic Dermatitis and Its Treatment

The term seborrhoeic dermatitis describes spots of reddish, scaly itchy skin that occur mainly on fatty parts of the skin like the sides of the nose, scalp, face and chest. Pressure is frequently a cause.
Many people are born with the inclination to get seborrhoeic dermatitis and may get repeated episodes throughout their life. Seborrhoeic dermatitis is a skin rash that usually appears in babies and adults. In babies, either the scalp (cradle cap) or the nappy region (nappy rash) may be changed.
In adults, the rash will happen on the central part of the face, the eyebrows and the scalp, where it frequently leads to flaking of the skin. Occasionally seborrhoeic dermatitis also grows in the armpits, the groin or the center of the torso and back. In men, the state may grow in the beard area.

Treatment of Seborrhoeic Dermatitis

  • Avoid Soap And Water.
  • Use Moisturizing Emollient Creme.
  • Use A Feeble Steroid Preparation, Like 1 Percent Hydrocortisone Cream, Sparingly And Only Under Medical Supervision.
  • Avoid Stress As Much As Possible.
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By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T09:16:53+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Health and Medicine|0 Comments