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Seborrheic Dermatitis, or Seb derm for short, can cause dry itchy, red and scaly skin. It can be found together with rosacea making it even harder to treat. Use this forum to get help with your SD.
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Could this possibly be Seborrhea?

Fri Sep 09, 2011 12:37 pm

FYI: My skin looks redder in reality (because my camera didn't capture the true essence of it all).


I am 17 years old (male).

Been having this condition for quite a while now (I would say about 1.5 years +).


THIS CONDITION IS AFFECTING BOTH MY NOSE AND CHEEKS.



My symptoms:

Some days are worse than others. Meaning, some days it can worsen by increased redness and red "pimples/acne".

I also have blackheads, lots and large in size.

scaly and rough skin (especially in the corners of my nose).

Persistent redness



My doctor prescripted me this cream that goes by the name: "Fungoral 2 % , Ketoconazolum".

Will this have any effect at all? ( I am starting today).


I ALSO ADDED TWO IMAGES!
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My ugly nose (2).jpg
Here you can see in great detail the looks of my nose and cheeks...
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My ugly nose.jpg
It looks way worse in real (my camcorder didn't capture the details).
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Re: Could this possibly be Seborrhea?

Fri Sep 09, 2011 12:39 pm

Hi and welcome
If it is seborrheic dermatitis, it should respond to the cream you have been prescribed. Please be patient as it will take some time to take effect.
Best wishes
Fanny

Re: Could this possibly be Seborrhea?

Fri Sep 09, 2011 12:41 pm

Hi =)


I greatly appreciate your swift response who ever you might be ;)



Oh by the way, did you take a look at the photos I posted...?
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