Seborrheic dermatitis can occur in adults and children. It appears in the places of concentration of the sebaceous glands. It is better not to delay the treatment of such a disease and start it from the initial stage, at the first appearance of dandruff, itching. In this regard, the experience of previous generations in the use of folk remedies made from medicinal herbs is very useful.
This article describes the signs of the disease, how to get rid of it, which medicines and treatment methods are best to help, and what needs to be done to prevent the occurrence of seborrheic dermatitis on the scalp.
Children’s seborrheic dermatitis is a wide-spread deviation from the normal condition of the skin. It has a negative biological value for the child’s body, slows down adaptation to new conditions of existence. Inflammation of the skin is usually characteristic of newborns during the first 3 months of life. But it happens with older children.
Violation of the concentration of chemical components of subcutaneous fat affects the change in the activity of the sebaceous glands. The result of excessive or insufficient secretion is seborrheic dermatitis on the face. To overcome this disease, it is important to seek medical attention in time.
Scales on the scalp can appear in infants during the 1st year of life. Such kind of formation can occur in other parts of the body as well. Seborrheic dermatitis in infants is caused by inflammation of the epidermis and abnormal functioning of the sebaceous glands, which is not formed yet.
It is clear that an increase in the secretory activity of the sebaceous glands, triggered by malfunctions in the process of fat formation under the skin and changes in its chemical composition, causes inflammation of the skin. It is accompanied by desquamation, reddening of areas and itching of damaged skin. These processes are called seborrheic dermatitis.
How to deal with seborrheic dermatitis? This requires a comprehensive multi-faceted approach. It is necessary to provide the body with all the necessary substances to combat the disease, create a safe environment for the affected skin, and eliminate irritating factors. Only against this background, etiotropic and pathogenetic treatment will be effective.
Inflammation of the skin with seborrheic dermatitis neutralizes the ability of the skin to play the role of defender of the body surface. The affected areas become easily permeable to medicinal substances and to pathogens. This feature is used by doctors to localize the foci of inflammation of the skin with ointments and creams.