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Seborrheic dermatitis since 5 years. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
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User :   helloo
User :   hello anybody there
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have a problem realted to dermatology
Doctor :   ok please go ahead
User :   i have been suffering from seborihic dermatitiis from few years now 5 to be precise
User :   i have used all shampoos and consulted manyh doctors
User :   still there seems to be no permanent solution to it.
Doctor :   ok
User :   the latest shampoo i am using is from named psoriasis
Doctor :   have you seeen the dermatokogist
User :   seems to show little imporvemnt but comes back again if i dnt use it for a day
Doctor :   dermatologist
User :   yes i have seen few of them
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have prescribed, canditral tablets and 8x lotion and tar base shampoo
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
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User :   i am 25 Manager Software
User :   Single
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you share your things with some one else like your hiar bryush
Doctor :   or clothing
User :   no i donot use or share hair personal stuff.
Doctor :   ok
User :   nor does anybody in my family have this problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so for how loong have you been om medication
User :   about a year now.
User :   the shampoo names are , 8x lotion sebowash, and ionax t
Doctor :   are you con conatant medication on or on an on and off basis
User :   now i have psorisais the one i brought from XXXX
User :   no i am constant medication
User :   i have a bath everyday alternating the shamppos as directed.
Doctor :   ok about psoriasis you need to consult your
User :   but it doesnt seem to work
Doctor :   dermatologist if its ok with his prescribed medication
Doctor :   then i would suggest you take
User :   is psoriasis and seborih dermatitits two diffrent things
Doctor :   another opinion and
Doctor :   yes they are two different conditions
Doctor :   completely different
User :   i have heavy rough scaling in my scalp and behind ears. but whn i have bath it is all red.
User :   redness has now come on to small parts in my cheek and chest.
Doctor :   ok now its seboric dermatitis
Doctor :   thsts your condition
User :   ok so wht do u suggest doc
Doctor :   a second opinion will be of gr8 help
User :   i shall do that but they often prescribe same lotions, like keto konazole and zinc pyrithione
User :   or salisalic acid
Doctor :   and would request you to continue the medications
User :   but it doesnt seem to affect me.
Doctor :   since this is a proble witbh your hair and scalp it will take a long time to heal
User :   any dietary requiremnts i might consider for faster healing
Doctor :   your patience will be the key
Doctor :   yes you need to control your fatty and oily food
Doctor :   like cheese fried items
User :   thanks you doctor, it has been a great help, talkin to you.
Doctor :   any high calorie diet if you arr on
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