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How do I manage my seborrheic dermatitis on a daily basis?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

It could be said that due to its chronic nature, the key to successfully dealing with seborrheic dermatitis is knowing how to manage it on a daily basis. Aside from using the proper antidandruff and antifungal creams to treat symptoms, there are several lifestyle changes you can make that have been shown to reduce symptoms. Replace any harsh soaps or deodorants you may be using, and wear clothing made of cotton and other smooth-textured fabrics to reduce irritation. If you have facial hair, shave it off, as seborrheic dermatitis can be worse under beards and mustaches. Try to limit external triggers, such as temperature shifts and stressful situations, as well.

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