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I have a seborrheic dermatitis. Nope. I have tried dozens of

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Hi. I have a seborrheic dermatitis.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Nope.
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I have tried dozens of shampoos that suppose to help with my problem- nothing works. My scalp is always white covered with shite scales, also I have red patches under my beard.
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? What seems to make the symptoms worse or better?
Customer: Over 10 years now.

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I am sorry to hear. What have you tried so far?

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I have tried loads of shampoos like Nizoral, use to help, not anymore. I've tried applying olive oil,helps ,but not for long. The scalp is very dry and flaky with red cracks.
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Suspension shampoo doesn't work either
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Nothing works, including Nizoral
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So this could also be psoriasis. What you have used is good, that helps loosen the skin flakes, you then require a steroid to suppress the inflammation that causes this to begin with. A product called Betacap can do this which is a topical steroid for scalp use

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Shampoos don't work
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Thank you. So this could be psoriasis instead of seborrheic dermatitis

Possible, treatment is not dissimilar though

If you can see a local dermatologist this would be best as they can monitor and escalate your treatment

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Thank you very much for your help,doctor.

That is my pleasure

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