What Is Seborrheic dermatitis? How To Treat It?

What Is Seborrheic dermatitis? How To Treat It?

    What Is Seborrheic dermatitis? How To Treat It?

    Seborrheic keratosis is a common skin condition that causes white or red patches on the scalp, face, chest, back, arms, legs, feet, and groin area.

    Seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin condition caused by an overgrowth of yeast in the hair follicles. It usually occurs in people who have oily skin and/or use harsh soaps or shampoos.


    Learn more about this condition and how to treat it

    Seborrheics dermatitis is a common problem that affects millions of pesons each year. This condition often appears as small bumps with a yellowish coloration. These bumps are called sebaceous hyperplasia. They can appear anywhere on the body, but are most commonly found on the scalp, face and upper torso.


    What Causes Seborrheic Dermatitis?

    Seborrheica dermatitis is caused by an imbalance between oil production and oil removal. Oil glands become clogged with dead cells and bacteria. As a result, these glands produce more oil than they can remove. This excess oil then accumulates under the skin causing the appearance of bumps.


    What Are The Symptoms Of Seborrheic Keratosis?

    Seborrheics dermatitis usually appears as small, rough, scaly patches on the scalp, eyebrows, cheeks, ears, nose, chin, neck, shoulders, upper chest, lower chest, back, buttocks, thighs, knees, ankles, hands, and feet. These areas tend to itch and feel oily. In some cases, people may also notice hair loss.


    How Do You Know If You Have Seborrheic Skin Disease?

    Seborrheical dermatitis is often confused with other skin diseases, such as psoriasis, eczema, and acne. However, these conditions differ in several ways. First, seborrheic dermatitits tends to appear in more than one place on the body. Second, seborrheics dermatitits does not cause any itching or burning sensations. Third, seborrheical dermatitits tends to occur in older adults. Fourth, seborrheicals dermatitits tends to affect only certain parts of the body, while other skin diseases tend to affect multiple areas at once. Finally, seborrheicial dermatitits tends to be less severe than other skin diseases.


    How Can I Prevent Seborrheic Diseases?

    If you suspect that you have seborrheic dermitis, see your doctor right away. He or she will perform a thorough examination of your skin and take samples for testing. A biopsy may also be performed to confirm the diagnosis. Treatment options vary based on the severity of the condition. In mild cases, topical treatments may be used to reduce inflammation and prevent further infection. In moderate cases, oral medications may be prescribed. In severe cases, surgery may be required.

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