seborrheic dermatitis is also called dandruff, seborrheic eczema and seborrheic psoriasis.
It isn't contagious, and it's not a sign of poor personal hygiene.
Few self-care tips can help you control and manage seborrheic dermatitis (dandruff):
soften and remove scales from your hair. Apply mineral oil or olive oil to your scalp. Leave it in for an hour or so. Then comb or brush your hair and wash it.
Wash your skin regularly. Rinse the soap completely off your body and scalp. Avoid harsh soaps and use a moisturizer.
Avoid products that contain alcohol. These can cause the disease to flare up.
Wear smooth-textured cotton clothing. This helps keep air circulating around your skin and reduces irritation.
If you have a beard or mustache, consider shaving it off. Seborrheic dermatitis can be worse under mustaches and beards. If this is the case for you, shaving might ease your symptoms.
Avoid scratching. Scratching can increase irritation and your risk of infection. Gently clean your eyelids. If your eyelids show signs of redness or scaling, wash them each night with baby shampoo and wipe away scales with a cotton swab. Warm or hot compresses also may help.
Use lukewarm water for head wash.
take homoeopathic medicines - schwabe's badiaga 200 & alfalfa tonic twice a day for 1 month and revert.
Use schwabe's anti-dandruff shampoo and anti-dandruff oil regularly as per the condition of your scalp (minimum 3 times a week).
After shampooing, use bakson's arnica hair conditioner as well after every head wash.
Apart from this, you can take one tablet of multivitamin folli hair once daily for 1 month.
Dandruff is the generalised term used for scaling. But there are various other disorders involved in it like psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema, pityriasis amentecia etc.
It is important to check the scalp so as to diagnose the problem. Oil the scalp 3/week and wash it 3/week.
Drink 3 lit of water which will keep you hydrated and dryness of scalp skin will reduce. Eat food which is rich in proteins and iron.
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