Patient Comments: Seborrheic Dermatitis - Complications

If you have seborrheic dermatitis, have there been any complications? If so, please discuss.

Comment from: justmee, 13-18 Female (Caregiver) Published: November 01

My child has this condition. Had it on his scalp, underarms and behind the ears. He uses T-Gel Shampoo, lotions up with Eucerin Lotion and uses triamcinolone acetonide behind ears and underarms every shower time. This really works for him. Sometimes I just use hydrocortisone cream 1.0% and that works too. If he skips any of this, dermatitis returns.

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Comment from: dvanilla, 13-18 Female (Caregiver) Published: August 28

I have never heard of Seborrheic Dermatitis in my entire life until my teenager supposes to have it. My teenager problem with his scalp started after a haircut. I told the doctor and they claim its Seborrheic Dermatitis. Never have the doctor took time to get a hair sample and sent it to the lab. The saddest thing is the doctor's act as if they know nothing at all. They leave you hanging stating its incurable. What a way to waste money and patient's time. I remember you could go to a doctor and get better care and curable results. That's not real any more, you doomed if you do, and doomed if you don't.

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Comment from: Pilo, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: July 23

Doctros told me its seborrheic dermatitis, prescribed creams and drugs, yet not leaving. My skin is getting worse as if it were burnt by fire with black patches allover my face and am presently experiencing it in other parts of my body. Its itching especially when in hot areas. pls i need helpbcos have applied quardriderm, nizoral etc but to no avail.

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