Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Seborrhea - what is it and how to treat

Called seborrhea abnormally oily skin. Someone assigns it to a particular disease, and someone to "just" skin problems.

With oily skin (especially facial skin), gloss and shine. Greasy skin is rapidly becoming a dirty look. Enlarged pores.

The cause of seborrhea, excessive activity of the sebaceous glands, sometimes marked changes in the composition of sebum.

Seborrhea may be a sign of some more serious diseases associated with hormones, such as Parkinson's disease.

Most often, seborrhea observed for acne. Often accompanied by dandruff (flaking of the scalp). The most frequent complications - folliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicle), boils, pyoderma. Also observed seboreidy (allergic rash).

Particular disease - seborrheic dermatitis that affects areas of skin rich in sebaceous glands. The disease is characterized by inflammation of the skin and scalp flaking and dandruff.

Depending on the appearance of the skin secrete a thick fluid and seborrhea.

Thick seborrhea


Liquid seborrhea

"Wet" skin
Hair shine
Hair loss

Dry seborrhea dandruff appears and peeling of the scalp.

Treatment of seborrhea includes diet, special skin care, medication to reduce sebum production.

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