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Seborrheic eczema

Service Description

Seborrheic dermatitis, also known as seborrheic dermatitis, is a very common skin condition that causes redness, scaly patches, and dandruff. It most often affects the scalp, but it can also develop in oily areas of the body, such as the face, upper chest, and back. When infants develop this condition, it’s known as crib cap. It typically develops within the first few weeks of life and gradually disappears over several weeks or months. The exact cause of seborrheic dermatitis isn’t known. However, doctors believe there are two main factors that can contribute to the development of the condition. The first factor is an overproduction of oil. An excess amount of oil in the skin might act as an irritant, causing the skin to become red and greasy. The second contributing factor is Malassezia, which is a type of fungus that’s naturally found in the skin’s oils. It can sometimes grow abnormally, causing the skin to secrete more oil than usual. The increased production of oil can lead to seborrheic dermatitis.

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  • No.24, 2nd Avenue, Annanagar West, Anna Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600040, India

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