Last Updated on Jul 24, 2020

Dandruff - Symptoms

Symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis include skin inflammation and scales or flakes that fall off while itching.

In individuals with seborrheic dermatitis, the skin inflammation is characterized by redness and extensive itching. Plaques may be present extensively, resulting in an excessive deposition of greasy or powdery white scales or flakes (dandruff) which fall off while itching.

Patients often report a burning sensation on the face.

Hair loss may result as a side effect of inflammation. This may be temporary (2-6 month) but may become permanent, if left untreated for long periods.

The distribution of the infection is classically symmetric. The commonly-affected sites include-

  • Hairy areas of the head and scalp
  • Eye brows and lashes
  • Forehead
  • Nose
  • External ear
  • Beard and mustache
  • Underarms
  • Navel
  • Anus
  • Genital areas

Comments

stemcelltreatment Friday, May 10, 2013

Nice article, dandruff created health issues if it appear continually, you need to proper treatment.

Nealoren Thursday, June 25, 2009

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VIVI06 Monday, December 15, 2008

I have really bad dandruff or should i say fungus.It covers mi hole head starting to go to mi ears and forhead.I am losing mi hair u could see meny bold spots.
Iam only 19 yrs old and i have no idea how i got it and how to get rid of it.I have no insurence so if someone out there could give me some ideas i would apreciate it. I have tried soo many things its still the same!!!

guest Tuesday, October 21, 2008

My age is 29,my probles is hairloos,already 45% hair loss on my head for oily dandruff, please any suggestion for me, how should be possible to reduce hair loss and treated on dandruff. Thnks.

sunny1 Monday, January 14, 2008

I never had dandruff until I was 18 years old and got an attack of measles. Now I am 54 and I still suffer from this condition. It has also made my hair a little sparse. My wife thinks I will soon get bald. Sometimes I want to shave off all my hair for a few months and apply oil. Will this prevent my hair fall and prevent me getting bald, anyone has any suggestions for my problem. I have tried number of things only to get temparory relief from the condition.Thanks for help

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