Seborrhoeic Dermatitis/Eczema)

About- Seborrheic dermatitis also called seborrheic eczema or seborrhoea is a long-term skin disorder which mainly affects the scalp and causes scaly patches, red skin, and stubborn dandruff.
 
Symptoms-
 Dandruff on the scalp, hair, eyebrows, beard, mustache, sides of the nose, eyelids, and chest
 Patches of greasy skin covered with flaky white or yellow scales or crust on the scalp, face, sides of the nose, eyebrows, ears, eyelids, chest, armpits, groin area or under the breasts
 Red skin
 Itching

Causes-
The exact cause of 
Seborrheic dermatitis is unknown. It may be related to:
 A yeast (fungus) called malassezia that is in the oil secretion on the skin
 An irregularity of the immune system

Risk factors
 Weak neurologic and psychiatric conditions
 Parkinson's disease
 Depression
 Weak immune system
 HIV/AIDS
 Alcoholic pancreatitis
 Cancers
 Recovery from stressful medical conditions, such as a heart attack
 Some medications

Specialist to visit-
 Dermatologist

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Seborrheic dermatitis
References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.dermnetnz.org
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.medicinenet.com

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