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Old 12-16-2007, 10:54 PM   #1
swati bole
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seborrich dermatitis on scale and face

Dear Sir,
I, m 34 years old suffering from seborrich dermatitis on scalpe and face since last eight years. i had tried each and every medicines and visited many doctors in town but no one was able to help me. now i m fed up and feeling depressed due to my this problem. please help me if possible. i'll highly appreciate your positive gesture. PLEASE

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Old 12-20-2007, 01:01 PM   #2
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Re: seborrich dermatitis on scale and face

What medications have you tried? I have seborrhea, and have found some medications work better than others.

Nizoral (prescription) or selenium sulfide shampoo helps for the scalp. There is also Loprox shampoo, which is a different anti-fungal and it works decently.

Xolegel or Extina foam helps for the face. The foam can also be used on the scalp (they have the same ingredient as nizoral). I think Xolegel works better, but cosmetically it isn't the greatest. Each of these are prescription medications.

These are the US brand names of the above medications. If in a different country, you can check if they are available there, perhaps under a different brand name.

Hope this info is of some help.

Old 12-21-2007, 05:33 PM   #3
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Re: seborrich dermatitis on scale and face

I have just been given Nizoral for the same complaint I have it on my face
just appeared about 3 weeks ago

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