Beware of scalp inflammation in children with angice dermatitis

Scalp inflammation in children with a mysentitis is one of the chronic dermatological diseases, which appears in both children and adults. Scalp inflammation in children with a myalitis should be vigilant because of disease or recurrence.

1. Scalp inflammation in children with a myalitis

Dermatitis, also known as eczema, eczema is one of the most common dermatological diseases. Eczema usually appears on the face, hands, legs, areas with folds, sometimes full-body appearance. In addition to these locations, eczema affecting the scalp is sebaceous dermatitis, which people often call dandruff. This form of eczema most often affects the scalp and causes scalp inflammation.

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Dermatitis may appear in the face or body

Scalp inflammation can last for years. In children, scalp inflammation is common in children under 3 months of age, and the disease can be cured when the child is 6-12 months old. However, the disease can recur when the child reach puberty.

2. Causes of scalp inflammation

Currently, the cause of mysentitis is unknown. The majority of the disease is associated with the development of a fungal form called Malassezia. In addition, some of the following factors are believed to increase the risk of on-on-the-on-go disease:

  • Scalp greasy, or sweaty.
  • Due to heredity, family members suffer from skin diseases such as psoriasis,eczema, scalp inflammation or the child himself suffers from allergic diseases such as allergic asthma, eczema, …
  • Have diseases that weaken the immune system such as HIV, organ transplant surgery.
  • Experience neurological problems such as development delay, stress, depression, insomnia, Parkinson's disease.
  • Due to the seasonal weather, dryness, exposure to stimulants …

3. Symptoms of a child with scalp inflammation

  • Dandruff is a typical symptom of scalp inflammation, which is the scales of scalp chalk, smooth, white.
  • The inflamed skin may be red, causing itching.
  • Severe manifestations are thick patches of skin scales at the head, greasy, sticky, wide, pervasive and difficult to peel off.

symptoms of scalp inflammation

Manifestations of severe scalp inflammation are thick skin scales that are difficult to peel off at the head

4. Treatment of scalp inflammation in children with a mysentitis

Symptoms of scalpitis can be effectively controlled, however the disease cannot be completely cured. Despite this, treatments can help alleviate scabs and relieve itching.

4.1 General treatment regimen for scalp inflammation

  • Remove scales with drugs such as lactic acid, salicylic acid, propylene glycol, urea.
  • Combat Malassezia fungi and other fungi topically with topical or shampoos such as ciclopirox, ketoconazol, zinc pyrithione, selenium sulphide.
  • Reduce local inflammation with drugs containing mild corticosteroids from 1 -3 weeks.

4.2 Treatment of scalp inflammation by degree

Depending on the degree and condition of treatment will vary.

  • Mild case: Take topical medications containing mild corticosteroids to reduce inflammation, relieve itching, prevent peeling and mitigate irritation.
  • Severe cases: Medications containing mild corticosteroids can help soothe inflammatory symptoms in itchy, red and peeling skin. However, corticosteroids are not used for long periods of time. Instead, corticosteroid-free topical drugs that inhibit the immune system such as calcineurin can be used for long periods of time.
  • Very severe cases: Use antifungal drugs that cause oral scalp inflammation, antibiotics.

Scalp inflammation in children with a mysentitis is a form of eczema, dermatitis caused by sebaceous secretion, oily skin. The disease causes inflammation, itching, redness with thick patches of skin scales on the head.

At Share99 International Health Hub, there is a package of examination and advice on treatment of ao dermatitis to help customers evaluate the overall condition and advise on measures to help prevent recurrence of the disease.

When registering for the examination package and advice on treatment of aerative amatitis, customers will be: Dermatological examination. Perform tests such as: IgE dosing, fresh microfungal screening, IgE dosing specific to respiratory and food allergies (Panel 1 Viet), Rida Allergy Screen (panel 1) …

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About: Minh Quynh

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