Medical Treatments For Seborrhea

June 24, 2011

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Seborrhea is a noncancerous infection that affects the skin and should not be confused with warts. It is not dangerous since it fades away on its own therefore there is no need to panic or rush medical treatment. However it is better to know whether the symptoms are of seborrhea or other skin infections. The best person you can seek treatment for seborrhea is a dermatologist. They have wide knowledge on the various skin problems and their symptoms. Don’t start your own treatment or removing the patches yourself as you may worsen the infection.

There are various medications you can get depending on the condition of your infection ,there is nothing termed as proper or the best medication for seborrhea it all depends on how you take care of yourself. If you opt to use medical creams purchase the one provided by a medical practitioner from a licensed pharmaceutical. Check the seals to ensure that they are not expired and also they are from licensed manufacturers. Since medical improvements are advancing on a daily basis ensure that you ask if there have been any latest release of the product in the market.

Choosing the right medication procedure depends on the stage of your infection. At a mild stage, skin usually has a rash with no irritation, this rarely needs treatment but it’s advisable to seek clarification from a dermatologist first. Severe conditions are where the patches becomes itchy and bleed due to friction or when disturbed. In this case the dermatologist can choose to perform curettage. This procedure is not mandatory therefore you can choose to undertake it or not. Apart from Curettage the doctor can use Laser treatment, Cryotherapy or Electro cautery.

When applying the medication ask your doctor if the creams may have a reaction with your body appliances like washing soap and body oils. You should stop using these appliances until the infections is cured or avoid applying them on the infected areas. You should also ensure that your skin is clean and dry at all times, proper hygiene is mandatory for effective treatment of the infection. Protect you skin from exposure to direct ultraviolet rays, the commonly exposed parts are neck, palms face and legs therefore ensure they are covered especially during adverse weather conditions.

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