Seborrheic Dermatitis

Also indexed as:Cradle Cap, Dermatitis (Seborrheic), Infantile Seborrheic Dermatitis
A dry, flaky scalp on a baby is often called cradle cap. But adults also suffer from this skin condition. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
Drug
Coal Tar and Salicylic Acid  
Salicylic Acid
Selenium Sulfide
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Betamethasone
Clobetasol
Fluocinonide
Salicylic Acid
Selenium Sulfide

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