Any Recommended Seborrheic Dermatitis Shampoo?

Q:
What kind of shampoo is suitable for people with seborrheic dermatitis?

A:
Adults with seborrheic dermatitis on their body can use over-the-counter dandruff shampoo. Such shampoo shall contain one of following ingredients:

  • Coal tar.
  • Ketoconazole.
  • Salicylic acid.
  • Selenium sulfide.
  • Zinc pyrithione.

For children with seborrheic dermatitis, you need to shampoo their scalp every day with warm water and baby shampoo. If that fails to work, you need to talk to your pediatrician about medicated shampoo. A dandruff shampoo may irritate baby’s scalp. Therefore, you need mineral oil and a baby hairbrush.

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