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Common signs and symptoms of seborrheic (seb-o-REE-ik) dermatitis include:

  • Dandruff
  • Yellowish scales or crust on the scalp, ears, face or other parts of the body
  • Red skin

Seborrheic dermatitis is often found on oily areas of the body, such as the scalp, face and chest. It can also appear on the scalp as stubborn, itchy dandruff. For infants, it's known as cradle cap.

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