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    Psoriasis

    A skin condition, in which, skin cells reproduce too quickly. This causes red, flaky, crusty patches covered with silvery scales to appear on the surface of the skin. Read more →

    Hi! Seborrhoeic dermatitis, the best treatment? Joseph Bark notes that "Redness and itching is actually seborrheic dermatitis, and it frequently occurs around the folds of the nose and the eyebrow areas, not just the scalp. This is from Wikipedia, I have this symptoms. Thanks Sveta.





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    I have these symptoms too. I was told by my GP to take cetirizine hydrochloride, it is an anti-histamene, u take one daily, it helps along with a steroid cream that you put on the irratated areas. As long as you use regularly it really helps.

    I have had dermatitis around my eyes and eye lid for te past 2 years.. It can get quite itchey and sometimes my eye lids swell and it is difficult for me to open my eyes. I wear contact lenses and have done for over ten years. Would the contact solution suddenly start irritating my eyes? I also wear make up but try to use natural products because of my sensitive eyes. I also try to use products on my skin that are not harsh like Simple. My GP gave a me a cream 2 years ago to help woh the dermatitis. It helps it go away for a few days, and then it flares up again. I am reluctant to go back to my GP as I feel he will just give me the same cream which only seems like a temporary measure. What can I do to help it go away?? Thanks, K





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    What is the difference between Seborrheic Dermatitis and Psorasis ?





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    SCALP PSORIASIS 1)Red patches of skin covered with silvery scales 2)Silvery white scales that may attach to the hair shaft. 3)Patchy scaling or thick crust on the scalp that may bleed when removed 4)Patches may extend beyond hairline Itching or soreness SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS OF THE SCALP 1)Red, oily skin covered with greasy white or yellow scales 2)Yellow or white scales that may attach to the hair shaft 3)Patchy scales or thick crust on the scalp that may be easily removed 4)Patches usually confined by hairline Itching, which may be severe Hope this helps :)

    I have had this dermatitis on my head and it is hard to treat, everything I have tried isn't working and it is constantly itching and it is sore. what do you suggest?





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    i have had dermatitis on my face since i was 14 i am now 27 and its worsened, its all round my chin and nose. its very red and sometimes little spots appear and it feels itchy sometimes too. im very depressed because of it sometimes wont leave the house. please help, nothing the dermatologist has given me has worked.





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    Hey i had a really bad rash appear on my face in september and doctors told me it was contact drmatitis but stopped using anythin on my face apart from the creams i was prescribed. It got worse and worse so i went to a dermatoligist who told me that it was perorial dermatitis which is mainly caused by the overuse of steroid creams so if u using alot of steroid cream stop them straight away. I was given anti biotic tablets called oxytetracycline which really has cleared it up. Unfortunately i was on them for 5 months and didnt notice anythin until after the first month. My skin is so clear now and use a moistoriser called cetraben which is great. Hope this helps!!!!@

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    I have sufford with dermatitis for 2 years now on my hands and inbetween my eyes and am constantly having to use steroids (Betamethasone.) Im worried my skin is gonna get too thin. I have been told I cant clean or even bath my children how can I get through life like this.





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    i have dermatitis on my right hand i have had it a few years i have tryed all types of creams off my gp and nothing seems to work.my fingers also crack when i bend them and they constantly itch to and sometimes bleed.some days it looks better and other days it seems to get bad again. help please.





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    I've had dermatitis on my arms for my whole life- they're red and slightly blotchy with pimple like blemishes. It makes me really self conscious about wearing short sleeves and i was hoping someone might be able to help! I've tried things like e45 and urea cream but they dont make it go away properly- what should i do?!





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    I HAVE INTER MAMERY DERMATITIS. It flares up every couple of weeks and is very sore and itchy. When its calm its lumpy and ugly. I have been to the doctor numerous times over the past 12 years but no cream has worked. Is there no cure for this? I can never wear a low cut dress or top and am truly fed up of it. Can you help?





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    I work in a hairdressers and touch a lot of products like hair tint and bleach with my hands when washing them off the hair. I have recently started getting dry skin, small cuts and a rash on my right hand. is this dermatitis ?





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    You may have dermatitis I get dermatitis if I use canesten cream because it irritates the skin so it helps the thrush but causes dermatitis!! I get the exact same symptoms you described. Go to your doctor and they can prescribe you with a hydrocortisone cream you may have to use the two together so a canesten pessary inserted into the vagina and then the hydrocortisone cream on the outside to soothe the sore skin.

    i have contact dermatitis on my hands and arms, i have seen my gp many times but nothing seems to get rid of it. it calms down but does not got completely, i work in engineering and i am in contact with coolant that carries bacteria, i think this causes the dermatitis please help as i have had to take time off work and cant afford to do so.





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    hi,i have this rash on the side of my face and wonder what it is, my sister has the same thing, she has been told by the doctor an he has told her that it is dermatitis. this rash looks like spots, but when i cry it goes all blotchy is this normal? and is it dermatitis? emily





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    Hi I've had contact dermatitis in that area for four years now. Constant bouts of thrush dont help so am on a low yeast diet to try and help. I can sympathise with the lady who is allergic to the chemicals in soaps, towels etc. me too. I cant use anything except for dermavate as I'm allergic to all other creams so when the dermatitis is really bad, its absolutely excrutiating. Any ideas would be welcome.( kind of nice to know I'm not the only one out there battling with this horrible condidtion.)





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    I have developed dermatitis on my body and face and my Doctor advised I should get a blood test to test my Liver Function. My results are now back but I have to make an Appointment with my Doctor to discuss the results and this is over a week away. I am very worried I have a virus, could this be possible? I have not got yellow skin and feel healthy apart from the dermatitis. I am 25 years old.





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    Hi what were your results. I am so worried that I have Liver disease. I have dermatitis all over my body

    I forgot to add that I have been diagnosed with atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis. I also have had the neurodermatitis on my scalp and behind ears and I treat that with tea tree oil on scalp and coconut oil behind ears, very thin and warmed well by rubbing between palms and applying. Works every time. I rarely get it on my scalp because the tree oil clears it up for a very long time! Only takes 2 or 3 applications. Coconut oil as well. I usually wear my hair away from the ear area, too, seems to help.





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    Hi I started with little red spots on my fingers that turn into thick like yellow lumps on skin i have had it for almost a year now i have seen the doctor numerous times he has prescribed me all different creams the only one that worked was fucebet cream and all it did was take the redness away so it is till there and i have been using it for about a year now. I have also just been told i have perorial dermatitis around my eyes and on my chin. it is really getting me down my doctor just does not seem bothered and will not refer me to the hospital as he says its not severe enough! he has also prescribed 2 new creams one for the fingers call betnovate and for the perorial dermatitis on my face hydro cortisone cream. Please can you help me.





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    my dad is 37 and he has dermatitis and it does not bother him as much as it did.it is all over the palm of the hand





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    hello to all ... 5 years I have seborrheic dermatitis but I can not find a cure ... someone can help me? thanks





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    He probably has seborrheac dermatitis - try a topical steriod 1% hydrocortisone

    Hi what were your results. I am so worried that I have Liver disease. I have dermatitis all over my body

    I too would also like to know what cream was used to treat Caroline's dermatitis as I have exactly the same symptoms & my doctor does not know what my problem is. Many thanks.





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    I have had Psoriasis since birth now 60 years later my new GP is adamant it is Sebaceous Dermatitis. Is there connection with the 2?





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    I thought I was always getting Shingles,try to get your GP to investigate dermatitis herpiformis, I am now going on a gluten free diet.

    Could be dermatitis herpetiformis, also caused by an allergy to gluten, ask ur GP to check for it. A blood test will tell you.

    Hello, I have dermatitis and I have it on the palm of my hand and Every time it gets better it gets worse again. It's about an inch in diameter in a circle and just won't go away, is there anything I can do?





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    Hi have some sort of weird dermatitis under my eye... doctor prescribed steroids, but it comes back worse when not using.





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    My DSAP showed up all of a sudden, also; around Thanksgiving last year. However, the itchy bump that was biopsied, showed Contact Dermatitis. A Skin-Patch test was done, and I am allergic to a lot of things, that are in almost everything. As I stay away from my allergens, the itchy red spots are fewer, and come and go according to what allergens I eat or come in contact with. I still had a few crusty spots, and the circles, that itch quite often. Yesterday the Dermatologist told me those were not connected to my allergies, that they are the DSAP from my past sun exposure (I am 69), and there is no cure. Actually the Stasis Dermatitis that has been on my ankles for years, like my Father's, might actually be some of the DSAP as well, according to the photos.... just not crusty yet. Anyway, just in case that some of your bumps might be from allergies, wouldn't hurt for you to have a Patch-test done; it might end up narrowing the number of itchy spots down to a fewer number. Good luck.

    I have a similar problem and I am seeing a dermatologist soon as I have tried lots of creams and ointments. Mine is probably a form of dermatitis. See your GP.

    I have been diagnosed as having serrobahic dermatitis is there a longer term treatment for this currently use shampoo and topical moisturiser help ?





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