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Seborrheic scalp

Seborrheic scalp: Introduction

Seborrheic scalp: Seborrheic scalp is a condition in which the scalp is red, itchy, and flaking. See detailed information below for a list of 9 causes of Seborrheic scalp, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Seborrheic scalp:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Seborrheic scalp. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Seborrheic scalp: Symptom Checker

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Seborrheic scalp: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Seborrheic scalp may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Misdiagnosis and Seborrheic scalp

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Detailed list of causes of Seborrheic scalp

The list below shows some of the causes of Seborrheic scalp mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Seborrheic scalp?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Seborrheic scalp. Of the 9 causes of Seborrheic scalp that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Seborrheic scalp:

The following list of conditions have 'Seborrheic scalp' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Seborrheic scalp Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Seborrheic scalp based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

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    Medical Conditions associated with Seborrheic scalp:

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