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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr AAAAAAA here
User :   regarding seborrheic dermatitis.
Doctor :   yes , please ask your query
User :   doctor examine and given me the scalp lotion on which it is written it is for seborrheic dermatitis.
Doctor :   ok
User :   whenever i used it my scalp gets ok from dandruff , but after discontinuing it, it comes again
Doctor :   can i know the name of the lotion
User :   is it really seborrheic dermatitis. as i have heard it spreads all your body and develop red patches which i doesnt have
User :   its a shampoo name scalp lotion
Doctor :   you mean SCALPE
Doctor :   is the name ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok , seborrhoic dermatitis is a condition genrally affecting the scalp
Doctor :   it causes increase secretion from the glands of the scalp and skin also , causing itching and scales like dandruff
User :   how to control or get rid of it
Doctor :   it is due to the secretions , the best way is to use lotions and shampos as suggested
Doctor :   Scalpe is a good one , it has ketoconazole as well , so it will prevent the scales as well as the itch
User :   i dont want to use it for life time and other medication for permanent solution
Doctor :   also as stress is an aggravating factor , you must try to control it
Doctor :   if you control stres sand also use this for few months , the scalp gets normal , but you could use this in place of your shampoo regularly, it is not harmful
User :   ok, but this was not there 3 years back, how sudden is this
User :   possible
Doctor :   this has to be used for twice a week and hair washed .
User :   ok
Doctor :   if you had an aggravating factor like any stress, worries, general weakness , etc , this may become more
User :   ok any fruits
Doctor :   you may include good amount of green vegetables , fruits in diet and drink lot of water daily
Doctor :   are you with me ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   did you follow my suggestions ?
Doctor :   are you there with me?
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Doctor :   thanks for consulting me .
Doctor :   Bye for now .
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