Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
147 Doctors are Online

Seboorheic dermatitis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Excellent Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2408 Questions
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?
Doctor :   your not responding , i may have to close the chat window , please log in again to chat with us 24/ 7 anytime
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me .
Doctor :   Bye for now .
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor