How to Treat Seborrheic Dermatitis on the Face?

Q:
How to treat seborrheic dermatitis on the face?

A:
Treatment for seborrheic dermatitis aims at loosening scale, reducing inflammation and swelling as well as curbing itch.

Following ways can treat seborrheic dermatitis on the face:

  • Creams, shampoos or ointments that control inflammation. They have good effect and are easy to use. However, you shall not use them for many weeks or months continuously, or they may cause side effects like thinning skin or streaks and lines.
  • Antifungal gels, creams or shampoos alternated with another medication.
  • Antifungal medication you take as a pill. This way may be used when other treatments fail to improve your condition.

Following natural ways can ease your symptom:

  • Tea tree oil.
  • Herbal decoctions.
  • Fresh grated cucumber mask.

To treat your seborrheic dermatitis, you had better consult your doctor first. There is not a unified way to treat seborrheic dermatitis owing to different skin types and side effects. Your doctor will help you find a most suitable way of treatment for you. Never accept any type of treatment without the permission from your doctor.

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