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Yeasts play an important role in the development of seborrhoeic dermatitis but the exact mechanism is not known. Control of the yeasts improves symptoms.
Use an antidandruff shampoo containing zinc pyrithione (e.g. Head and Shoulders and similar products).
Betamethasone scalp application
Daktacort® (hydrocortisone 1%, miconazole nitrate 2%)
Canesten HC® (hydrocortisone 1%, clotrimazole 1%)