Treatment For Seborrheic Dermatitis

What is seborrheic dermatitis?

In seborrheic dermatitis, the skin becomes red and emerge yellow, greasy scales. This can cause itching.

The eczema occurs mainly in the face, head and ears. The flakes are often among the hair, the eyebrows, between the lashes, and behind and inside the ears. The eczema can also occur on the chest, back and body folds.

If you only have itching on the scalp, it may be that you suffer from dandruff. This is the lightest form of seborrheic dermatitis.

Sometimes seborrheic dermatitis in infants is for. This is called mountain. Berg usually disappears within a few weeks by itself.

Seborrheic dermatitis can occur in anyone. If family members you have this eczema, it is more likely that you also experience discomfort. The eczema may therefore be hereditary, but this need not always be the case.

What can you do when seborrheic dermatitis yourself?

*Do not use too much soap.
*Some shampoos can irritate the scalp with seborrheic dermatitis. If you find that, go to a different shampoo. Anti Dandruff Shampoo helps usually little in seborrheic dermatitis.
*After washing the skin the best gently pat dry to avoid irritation.

How is seborrheic dermatitis?

In the skin are thousands of glands that make sebum. Sebum is an oily 'skin more' that keeps your skin supple.

Is the composition of the 'skin more' altered in seborrheic dermatitis. Probably the yeast cells proliferate more rapidly. Everyone has yeast cells on the skin, but in large numbers, they can irritate the skin.

Seborrheic dermatitis may be aggravated by:

*cold and drought
*use plenty of soap
*wearing hats or caps

Seborrheic dermatitis treatment

If you have suffered from seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp, you can use 2 times a week a special shampoo, gel or lotion that fights fungi and yeasts.

You can use a cream with the same effect for the face. Apply the cream once a day on one face, two to four weeks. Ensure that the agent does not get in eyes.

The GP can Many redness and itching temporarily prescribe an anti-inflammatory lotion or cream (corticosteroid). Do this 1 time per day on the skin. The doctor will discuss with you how long you should use this drug.

More information about medications found at Discuss your medication with your doctor and / or pharmacist.

What next for seborrheic dermatitis?

Often you will see in seborrheic dermatitis after 1 week treat all improvement.

Usually, the eczema disappeared after about four weeks.

The probability that the eczema comes back is large. Namely yeast cells remain always present on the skin that can grow again.

You can try to avoid things that aggravate eczema, such as use much soap, stress and wear hats and caps.

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