Seborrheic dermatitis sugar

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Avatar n tn Hi, I am male 36yrs old. I have had Seborrheic Dermatitis for 15yrs. I have it on my face, head, back, ears and chest. The worse area affected is my face, around my nose. I have used Steroid cream, herbal medicine, aloe vera plant and antibiotics. At present I am using Aveeno Cream and Steroid Cream 0.05%. My skin has not been clear for the last 6mths. I am also on anti-depressants as I suffer from depression due to my skin condition. Is there any advice that you can give me.
Avatar n tn I am a 38 yr old male who has suffered from Seborrheic Dermatitis his entire adult life. I can control rashs on my scalp and forehead reasonably well with cortisone creams and zinc shampoos. However, my real problem is on my penis where cortsone creams, shampoos, and about anything else I have tried is only slightly effective. The winters are paricularly bad as I experience raised red patches and extreme sensitivity all around the shaft of the penis.
1566037 tn?1304302209 Hello, Please help. I have always had mild to moderate seborrheic dermatitis on my scalp (which I never really treated) and a mild case around the sides of my nose. A few months ago I was under a lot of stress (about to graduate from college) and had a pretty bad cold. Towards the end of my cold, I noticed the redness around my nose increasing until it broke out into a big butterfly rash within 2 days that itched like crazy.
1423337 tn?1282617220 due to hormone fluctuation from multiple pregnancies, i've suffered with a form of psoriasis called seborrheic dermatitis around my mouth and under my chin since 2005. i've been using a cream called protopic to deal with it, but it's so greasy and i already have oily skin. i get embarrassed if i must go outdoors and my face is shining all over the place. it comes and goes, but lately i've noticed it in a new area on my face, the bridge of my nose between the eyes.
Avatar n tn So my derm diagnosed me with seborrheic dermatitis, they gave me all sorts of shampoos to try but none work. I've had this for months now, and finally after expermimenting with different diets i found that food was not causing it. The seborrheic dermatitis that is all over my hair is also all over my face and now spreading to the back of my ears and side of my neck. I finally concluded the reason why i get it. It seems everytime i was my hair even if i use just water i get a flair up.
Avatar n tn Hi Doctor, I have a bad case of seborrheic dermatitis in my eyebrows. I tried Desonide, which helped, but when I switched to Elidel, it wasn't successful in controlling my seb derm. And my derm told me to switch back to desonide. ~10 days, twice daily desonide ~2-3 weeks twice daily Elidel ~10 days twice daily desonide+salycylic acid, 6% ~a few days Elidel My treatment has probably gone on for a little over six weeks total (which is what's listed about). 1.
Avatar m tn Adjuvant therapy includes use of dandruff shampoo, an antifungal agent or both are essential during the pulse therapy and should be continued here after as maintenance therapy after each pulse. Anti fungal diet includes the elimination of sugar should reduce seborrhoeic dermatitis. Application of milk of magnesia is also found to be useful in the treatment of seborrhea.
Avatar n tn I know the drug is only used for psoriasis, but can it be used for seborrheic dermatitis as well? What happens if I use it?
Avatar m tn Hello, Treatment of seborrheic dermatitis usually involves use of antifungal, anti inflammatory and sebo suppressive or Keratolytic ingredients. Dermatologist also recommends the use of photodynamic therapy which involves the usage of UV- A, UV- B laser and red or blue LED light to inhibit the growth of the yeast and reduces the inflammation.
Avatar m tn Hello, Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin condition that causes flaky, dry, white to yellowish scales to form on oily areas esp. under the nose or anywhere on face. You can treat flaking and dryness with over-the-counter dandruff or medicated shampoos. Shampoo the hair vigorously and frequently (preferably daily). Active ingredients in these shampoos include salicylic acid, coal tar, zinc, resorcin, ketoconazole, or selenium.
Avatar m tn (Daily) -- I should point out the successful regimen suggests Seborrheic Dermatitis with [some] abnormal symptoms. If you are male I would urge you to try an over-the-counter anti-dandruff shampoo daily as a face-wash for a week and talk to your dermatologist about a more aggressive treatment if you notice an improvement.
1548538 tn?1293875433 seborrheic dermatitis. However, not being FLAKES seems to rule the last one out!? Help?
Avatar n tn Hi, This rash could be caused due to various reasons including - seborrheic dermatitis, dry skin, eczema, heat rash or sweat dermatitis, etc. It is important to maintain good personal hygiene and avoid scratching the area. Use a powder to avoid sweat collection and apply calamine lotion at the sites of the lesion. He could take oral antihistamine or antiallergic medications for the itching. Apply calamine lotion at the sites.
Avatar n tn Hello, Without examination,confirming a diagnosis is tough but some of the possibilities for your symptoms are dermatitis or eczema,seborrheic dermatitis ,fungal infections of the eyebrows and eyelashes or systemic diseases like diabetes or peripheral nerve diseases. Ketoconazole containing anti-fungal shampoos control the symptom if fungal infection is suspected.Dermatitis like seborrheic or atopic may require steroids.It is also important to get blood sugar levels estimated.
Avatar n tn If there is any visible rash, redness, dryness etc then the possibilities of eczema and seborrheic dermatitis need to be ruled out. Get your blood sugar and thyroid hormones levels evaluated. You can take some vit B12 for some days and see if the symptoms are gone or not. If the symptoms persist then please consult a dermatologist. I hope it helps. Take care and regards.
Avatar m tn I am a 20 yrs old tall and somewhat of a heavy set black male and i recently started noticing that my face and neck area has been looking somewhat grey. I also have seborrheic dermatitis but i don't know if thats the problem either. it is also cold where i am.
Avatar n tn Hello, It can be due to seborrheic dermatitis or eczema skin. Seborrhoeic Dermatitis is believed to be an inflammatory reaction related to the proliferation of normal skin habitant -Malassezia. Treatment usually involves use of antifungal, anti inflammatory and sebo suppressive or Keratolytic ingredients.
Avatar n tn Other than that, itchy lumps can be caused by skin cancer, lichen planus, molluscum, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, Seborrheic keratoses, bug bites etc. It is difficult to comment beyond this at this stage. Do consult your doctor preferably a skin specialist. Take care!
Avatar n tn Hello, Hormonal imbalance is an important internal cause of dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis. Eat a healthy diet. You can also take vit B6 and vit A and E which are good for hair and skin. Try medicated shampoos for dandruff. There are a number of over-the-counter shampoos available that can help. The most effective ingredients -- antimicrobials -- to look for are zinc pyridinethione, selenium sulfide, sulfur and ketoconazole (also available by prescription).
Avatar n tn The itchiness and bad odor maybe caused by seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp. It can be treated with antifungal solutions, medicated shampoos, or corticosteroid. Best to have a doctor look at it though for correct diagnosis.
Avatar n tn My scalp and hairline/eyebrows/creases behind ears/inside ears developed a sort of red, scaly rash that doesn't particularly itch that I thought might have been seborrheic dermatitis - I have been using a 2% ketoconazole shampoo, plus a cream (same active at 2% also) which didn't do a thing. Then I tried some OTC hydrocortisone to try and calm the redness and that didn't help either.
Avatar n tn Hi. The most likely differential for this is a severe case of seborrheic dermatitis. The cause for seborrheic dermatitis is yet unknown and there is no definite form of medical therapy as this condition may recur. Others have associated yeast infections with it. While some have implicated stress and environmental factors. You may seek second opinion for your condition. Does anyone in the family also have a similar condition?
952660 tn?1258684474 If the symptoms persist please consult a trichologist for the confirmatory diagnosis and treatment. Seborrheic dermatitis has to be ruled out. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and regards.
Avatar f tn Seborrheic dermatitis is a very common condition, it can be on scalp, face, ears. It's treated with anti dandruff shampoos and topical steroids for the itching. I would try some hydrocortisone cream and see if that helps, if so then go to your doctor toget a Rx for a maintenance medication.
Avatar m tn If the symptoms persist please consult a trichologist for the confirmatory diagnosis and treatment. Seborrheic dermatitis and eczema also need to be ruled out. It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your dermatologist. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
Avatar f tn I do have dandruff in my hair. I was diagnosed with Seborrheic Dermatitis by my dermatologist at the age of 21. Not knowing any better when I was younger I tried everything over the counter for acne, but I didn't have acne. I definitely do not have rosacea because I never got pustules. I have tried: Metrogel Finacea Desonate Nizoral Shampoo on my face head and shoulders on my face and Desonide lotion. the only thing that works is desonide lotion.
Avatar f tn Hello, From the symptoms this problem of dry itchy scalp can be due to dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis. You can treat flaking and dryness with over-the-counter dandruff or medicated shampoos. Shampoo the hair vigorously and frequently (preferably daily). Active ingredients in these shampoos include salicylic acid, coal tar, zinc, resorcin, ketoconazole, or selenium. But if your hair is colored, don't use products with selenium sulfide or sulfur.
Avatar f tn The condition usually occurs in the face and scalp and may be associated with yellowish plaques that scale off. The cause of seborrheic dermatitis is not well defined.Climate, hygiene and psychological factors have been associated with this condition. Constant shampooing will be able to help. A consult with a dermatologist for topical medications ( topical steroids )and medicated shampoos (containing selenium sulfide)may be necessary.
Avatar n tn Hi, Rash under the arm pits may be due to several things. It may be due to a sweat rash, atopic and seborrheic dermatitis , contact and allergic dermatitis , folliculitis and hidradenitis suppurativa. How would you describe the rash? Is this itchy? For how long has this been present ? Do you have any known allergies? Avoid using any deodorant at this point. Wash the area only with mild and bland cleansers. If excessive sweating occurs ,try deodorant sprays instead of roll ons.
681148 tn?1437665191 Hello, Dryness of scalp can be due to hormonal imbalance, poor health, poor hygiene, allergic hypersensitivity, lack of rest, emotional stress, excessive consumption of sugar, fat or starch, heredity predisposition and medical causes like eczema, atopic dermatitis or seborrheic dermatitis.