A number of factors increase your risk of developing seborrheic dermatitis, including:

  • Neurological and psychiatric conditions, such as Parkinson's disease and depression
  • A weakened immune system, such as seen in organ transplant recipients and people with HIV/AIDS, alcoholic pancreatitis and some cancers
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Endocrine disease that leads to obesity, such as diabetes
  • Some medications
  • Scratching or otherwise damaging the skin on your face
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