Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Seborrheic Dermatitis Treatment

Treatment for seborrheic dermatitis may include corticosteroid cream, dandruff shampoo, antifungal cream or shampoo, and oral antihistamines for itching.

Treatment options for seborrheic dermatitis may include:

Seborrheic Dermatitis Cradle Cap

Treatment for seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp or cradle cap include:

Seborrheic Dermatitis Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat seborrheic dermatitis:

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Last Updated: Oct 13, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Seborrheic Dermatitis References
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