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Ways To Treat Seborrheic Dermatitis

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Seborrhea as HAART Indicator

Just over a year ago I developed a flaky scalp. This has since exploded to include a dry flaky face and patches on back and trunk which my doctor diagnosed as seborrheic dermatitis. Nizoral and cortisone don't seem to help. Is HAART the only way...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...Thanks for your post.Seborrheic dermatitis is more common among persons living with HIV than the general population. There are a number of treatments for SD, though Read more »

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Dear Dr.Bob,Cant believe Im still writing to you but, Im getting freaked by worsening symptoms!!To... Read more »

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Dry, Flakey skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...dry/flakey skin. I have recently noticed it on and around my eyebrows as well around my nose. I have read the medical term is seborrheic dermatitis although I haven't been to a doctor. I am concerned because I have read it is commonly seen... Read more »

HIV & seborrheic dermatitis

Posted by Hartigan, 1 Reply
...doctor told me that the HIV test was definitive - I don't have HIV. I was quite relieved. But then two weeks ago I developed seborrheic dermatitis. I've never had it before. I got some anti-fungal steroid cream and it's cleared it up a bit, but... Read more »

Seborrheic Dermatitis - redness on my face

Posted by squanderer, 2 Replies
Does anyone have experience with this, will it go away when I start taking meds ? Has it gone away for anyone who started taking meds ? Please advise Read more »

seborrheic dermatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...had a high risk encounter 10-03, and tested negative with the EIA/ELISA tests several times out to 6 months. Now I am having seborrheic dermatitis and its making me doubt my tests. What do you all think? (oh and I have not had any more exposure) Read more »