I Have Seborrheic Dermatitis

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    Every time I go to my regular doctor she calls it "acne"....I know it shouldn't bother me, but it really does. The medicine I use for my face makes it looks greasy and red...I get so embarrassed and frustrated about the whole thing...argh...just need to meet people with the same...
    Cubsgirl915 Cubsgirl915
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Aug 7, 2013

    So Annoyed

    I THINK I have this in my scalp, ears, and around my nose.... I dont know for sure because every time i mentioned it to my Dr. they recommend selsun blue without even looking at my scalp. Im so tired of the itching and soreness.... Its very embarrassing. I cant wear any nice...
    beachystar beachystar
    1 Response Dec 31, 2011

    I Just Need To Vent

    No one could understand how difficult it is to have this unless they actually have this condition. I'm a 20 year old female who's dealt with it for about 3 years now. Practically my whole scalp is covered with scales and it's very itchy and irritated. About 3 months ago I started...
    jenli93 jenli93
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jul 30, 2013


    Of all the things wrong with me, I can't get a handle on this. Constant switching of shampoos, I've never kept it suppressed. Freaking flakes and peeling, sores. Damn, I HATE this disease.
    madeofstars madeofstars
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jan 30, 2011

    I've Always Got My Hair Down Because...

    ...this **** covers my scalp, at least 60% of it. It is creeping down my neck and back, in weird blobs and sections, and it is peeking onto both sides of my face and is now inside my ears. It is disgusting and I hate it... And just a tiny bottle of the meds cost me 40 bucks a...
    Silvershy Silvershy
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 19, 2013

    Ive been dealing with seborrhoeic dermatitis

    for afew years. its driving me mad.can s.1 suggest a cure? it created itchy rashes on my greasy scalp n ears .ive already tried Letizen,sitrizen pills.but aren't efficient no more. any shampoo?
    ferenii ferenii
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 23, 2015

    I'm 25 years old and was recently diagnosed

    with seborrhea. It started in high school... Dry skin around my ears, my nose, and especially my scalp. I tried so many different kinds of lotions, just thinking it was severe dry skin. Even a dermatologist told me it was just acne causing a build up of oily skin. Acne medicine...
    tiredofitAM tiredofitAM
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 8, 2013

    Relief From Frustration

    After many years of embarrassment & frustration dealing with seborrheic dermatitis I've been shown some natural agents that seem to help. I've dealt with the scalp & dandruff issues since my teenage years but never got a diagnosis till my fifties. The rashes developed on my face...
    Bleachy Bleachy
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2013

    Finally Found A Cure

    I was suffering with SD for about 2 years and I finally found something! #1: I have been using Sulfacetamide Sodium 10% Sulfur 5% lotion and have been in complete remission for over a year now. I get the lotion as a prescription for my dermatologist. It is a yellow-white...
    SusanAZ SusanAZ
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 6, 2013

    I Have Sebborrhea

    I'm 25 and I live in Arizona. I've had issues with dandruff and dry skin since junior high. In the past 2 years though, the condition has become very apparent on my face. It always looks like I'm blushing. I went to the dermatologist who confirmed what I already knew, and he...
    hailslynn hailslynn
    2 Responses Oct 25, 2012
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