What Is the Cause of Seborrheic Dermatitis?

Q:
What is the cause of seborrheic dermatitis?

A:
The exact cause of seborrheic dermatitis is still unknown.

The cause of seborrheic dermatitis seems to be a combination of many things including:

  • Stress.
  • Genes.
  • Yeast.
  • Medical condition and medicines.
  • Cold, dry weather.
  • Adults from 30-60.
  • Infants under 3 months.
  • Women are more likely than men.
  • An irregular response of the immune system.

Following medical conditions may raise the risk:

  • Acnes.
  • AIDS.
  • Alcoholism.
  • Depression.
  • Eating disorder.
  • Epilepsy.
  • Heart attack.
  • Parkinson’s disease.
  • Psoriasis.
  • Rosacea.

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