What is seborrhoeic dermatitis?

Affecting up to 5% of the population in the UK, Seborrhoeic dermatitis is recognised by clear crusts that appear yellowish and greasy and it can make the scalp scaly, itchy and red.

What are the symptoms of seborrhoeic dermatitis?

Dandruff is a common name for seborrhoeic dermatitis and it’s one of the most common scalp conditions. The symptoms include:


  • Scalp can feel itchy or look red

  • Burning sensation on the affected areas

  • A scaly scalp that causes flakes to drop onto the hair and shoulders

  • Clear crusts that could be white or yellow and look moist or oily

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