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Can You Scratch Off Seborrheic Dermatitis? Topic Guide

Can You Scratch Off Seborrheic Dermatitis? Can You Scratch Off Seborrheic Dermatitis?: Seborrheic dermatitis is a skin condition that causes greasy yellow scale, red patches of skin in areas with many oil glands, loss of pigmentation, dandruff, and skin lesions. Treatment involves frequent shampooing, the use of topical corticosteroids and antifungals, and calcineurin inhibitors.

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pimecrolimus topical Pimecrolimus Topical

Pimecrolimus is an immunosuppressant. It works by decreasing your body's immune system to help slow down the growth of atopic dermatitis (eczema) on your ski...learn more »

tacrolimus topical Tacrolimus Topical

Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant. It works by decreasing your body's immune system...learn more »

coal tar topical Coal Tar Topical

Coal tar is a by-product of coal processing...learn more »

ketoconazole topical Ketoconazole Topical

Ketoconazole topical (for the skin) is an antifungal medicine used to treat infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and seborrhea (dry, flaki...learn more »

fluocinolone topical (oil) Fluocinolone Topical (oil)

Fluocinolone topical (for the skin) is a steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

fluocinolone topical Fluocinolone Topical

Fluocinolone is a steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

desonide topical Desonide Topical

Desonide is a steroid that helps reduce inflammation in the body...learn more »

ciclopirox topical Ciclopirox Topical

Ciclopirox is an antifungal medicine that prevents fungus from growing on your skin...learn more »

ketoconazole Ketoconazole

Ketoconazole is an antifungal medication that is used to treat certain infections caused by fungus...learn more »