Red, scaly, itchy rash. Be careful, it might be “seborrheic dermatitis.”

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It cannot be denied that having skin that looks good and clean. It is considered more than half the battle. Because in addition to helping to strengthen our personality, it also helps us to do things with confidence. But sometimes, even though we take good care of ourselves. The skin turned out to have abnormal red rashes in many spots. There is also a burning sensation associated with itching. which may be a symptom of “Septic derm disease” that usually occurs in areas where there are many sebaceous glands. In addition to creating annoyance and causing a loss of confidence.

If not treated well. The rash may spread and cause complications. Today, Dr. Suthasinee Paitoonwattanakit Skin specialist Skin and Beauty Center , Wimut Hospital will explain the characteristics of seborrheic dermatitis. Complete with methods for prevention and treatment So that people with this disease can cope well with their symptoms and return to living their lives with confidence.

Red, scaly, itchy rash. Be careful, it might be "seborrheic dermatitis."

“Sebum Derm Disease”, a red rash that occurs around the sebaceous glands.

“Seborrheic Dermatitis” is an inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands. They usually occur in areas with a lot of sebaceous glands, such as the scalp, behind the ears, chest, or upper back. A small number may have rashes in various folds such as the armpits, under the breasts, or groin. Patients often have a red rash that is accompanied by itching or burning. White or yellow scales on the skin In addition, when a rash appears on the scalp.

There will be flaking or dandruff. Inflammation from the rash may cause hair to fall out more easily than before. Dr. Suthasinee Paitoonwatanakit Explain further that “There are two groups of people who frequently encounter this disease. The first group is newborns up to about 3 months of age. The symptoms usually disappear on their own before the ufabet age of one year. The second group is the adult group. Divided into groups entering the teenage years and the age group approximately 40 – 50 years and above, with relatively chronic symptoms. It’ll be fine, it’ll be fine.”

Collection of causes of “Sebum Derm Disease”

Currently, the medical profession still does not know the exact cause of seborrheic dermatitis , but it is believed to be related to the sebaceous glands. Yeast on the skin The response of the immune system, genetics, and other external factors such as the weather. Another group of patients are patients with diseases that may trigger this disease more easily, such as patients with nervous system disease. Groups with immune system problems, such as HIV patients or patients receiving immunosuppressive drugs

“Septic Derm Disease” cannot be cured but can be treated well.

The rash of seborrheic dermatitis can be confused with symptoms of other diseases, but we can distinguish it primarily by the appearance and location of the rash. Which rash of this disease will be A red rash with unclear, scaly edges and in a specific location such as the eyebrows, nasolabial folds, scalp, or ear area. If you have a rash like this, it could be considered seborrheic dermatitis. Initially, you can buy medicine for your own use. But if the symptoms do not improve or the rash spreads more It is recommended that you see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Because some people have a lot of rashes or a large area. You may need to take antifungal medicine and medicine to reduce inflammation as well. Dr. Suthasinee Paitoonwathanakit Adding to the matter of treatment: “Sebum dermatitis is a rather chronic disease. Cannot be completely cured The main goal in treatment is to keep the disease calm for as long as possible. If we leave it untreated for a long time, it may lead to repeated infections. Bacterial infection Or the rash spreads so much that it causes a loss of confidence and stress. The more it stimulates the rash to occur in a repeated cycle.”

How to take care of yourself when “Sebum Derm Disease”

Controlling seborrheic dermatitis can be done in several ways. The important thing is to always keep your body clean. Especially in areas with rashes Always wash your face thoroughly at least 2 times a day. Choose cleansing products and creams that do not contain alcohol, AHA / BHA substances, and various fruit acids because they cause irritation. Try to relax your mind and not stress. Get enough sleep and avoid factors that trigger symptoms such as extreme heat, extreme cold, and dry air.”

“Although this disease is a chronic condition and cannot be cured, But we can control the symptoms of the disease and keep it calm. By taking care of your body to be strong. Eat food from all five food groups. and avoid the risk of disease If a red, itchy rash appears on the face or body If after self-treatment it doesn’t get better or it keeps coming and going, you should see a doctor to find the correct treatment plan. To calm the symptoms of the disease We will have good skin health. Ready to live life with confidence every day.”