Seborrhoeic Dermatitis: Prevention and Complications

Prevention Tips

  • Good hygienic conditions
  • Avoid stress
  • Avoid high environmental changes
  • Serious care towards skin
  • Keep your skin moist
  • Daily bathing and washing of hair, especially for patients with oily skin
  • Donot change your shampoo frequently


  • Seborrhoeic Dermatitis may occur more frequently in people who have Parkinsons disease and certain other neurological disorders.
  • Seborrhoeic Dermatitis may occur more commonly and tend to be more severe in those with HIV/AIDS.

Watch Out

  • Salmon-pink flaky patches may appear in any part of the body.
  • Red rashes
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When to See Doctor

Consult a doctor if you have
  • Severe hair loss with itching
  • Greasy and scaly patches on skin
  • No effect of anti-dandruff shampoos on the scalp

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