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Could it be sebhorreic dermatitis?

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This is a skin disorder that affects areas of the body where sebum is produced, including the scalp and face. Scientists consider it an extreme form of dandruff.

Sebhorreic dermatitis causes scaly, flaky, itchy, red skin. On oily scalps in particular, flakes may be yellowish in nature.

People with it can feel embarrassed by the presence of red skin and itching. It's persistent but can be controlled with regular treatment. This includes use of anti-dandruff shampoos, and in some cases, lotions applied directly to the scalp. Even though treatment may be successful, the condition can return repeatedly.

head and shoulders Clinical Strength sulfide dandruff and seborrheic shampoo is designed to provide relief from the symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis. But, if symptoms persist with regular use, consult your doctor.

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