Natural Treatment for Dermatitis, Seborrheic

Phase-Based Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Medical Dermatology Associates of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Dermatitis, Seborrheic+2 More
Natural Treatment - Drug
Eligibility
Any Age
All Sexes
Eligible conditions
Dermatitis, Seborrheic

Study Summary

This study is evaluating whether a topical treatment for dry scalp conditions is safe and effective in improving dry scalp conditions.

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Eligible Conditions

  • Dermatitis, Seborrheic
  • Dermatitis
  • Dry Skin; Eczema

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Estimate

1 of 3

Study Objectives

This trial is evaluating whether Natural Treatment will improve 2 primary outcomes and 2 secondary outcomes in patients with Dermatitis, Seborrheic. Measurement will happen over the course of 6 months.

6 months
Change in bacterial composition of scalp using RODAC
Improvement of patients erythema, scaling, and pruritus
Quality of Life change
Safety/patients comfort of the product using Overall Safety Score assessment, a 4 point assessment.

Trial Safety

Safety Estimate

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

No Control Group
Adults

This trial requires 60 total participants across 2 different treatment groups

This trial involves 2 different treatments. Natural Treatment is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will be divided into 2 treatment groups. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are in Phase 1 & 2 and have already been tested with other people.

Adults
Drug
All adults in the study will receive the treatment for dry scalp.
Children
Drug
All children in the study will receive the treatment for dry scalp.

Trial Logistics

Logistics

Participation is compensated

You will be compensated for participating in this trial.

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6 months
This trial has the following approximate timeline: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and roughly 6 months for reporting.

Closest Location

Medical Dermatology Associates of Chicago - Chicago, IL

Eligibility Criteria

This trial is for patients born any sex of any age. There are 4 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Participant and/or their parent are able to read, write, and understand study materials in English
Age 1 year (or corrected age of 1 year, for those born prematurely) to 11 years for children (those who turn 12 over the study period will not be enrolled), and 18 and older
Diagnosed with a dry scalp condition with and IGA score of 2 of greater by a board-certified Dermatologist, Allergist, or Pediatrician
Good general health

Patient Q&A Section

Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What are common treatments for dermatitis, seborrheic?

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common treatments for dermatitis, seborrheic: use of antipsychotics; tetracycline topical preparations; antifungal cream; salicylic acid; ketoconazol topical solutions; benzoyl peroxide ; sulfur-containing creams; oral corticosteroids.

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How many people get dermatitis, seborrheic a year in the United States?

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A staggering 8.5 million US adults reported having at least one dermatitis symptom in the last month. 1.9 million US adults reported at least one seborrheic symptom annually, and 8.2 million report them both. These estimates, along with a previous study showing nearly 11 million self-reported psoriasis (a dermatitis that the literature suggests is linked to psoriasis, or psoriasis-like dermatological symptoms), show that dermatitis and seborrheic are common to a huge number of Americans.

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Can dermatitis, seborrheic be cured?

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There is no evidence that a course of topical antimicrobial agent or counseling has any effect on chronic or acute dermatitis. There remains no evidence to support the idea that the presence of dermatitis or seborrheic affects the ability to cure other conditions related to sebaceous glands.

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What causes dermatitis, seborrheic?

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The skin irritation is caused by bacterial action. The bacteria produce peptides called acylated amino acids. These act in a similar fashion to human sweat gland proteins, and may be a cause or a consequence of acne and related skin conditions.

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What are the signs of dermatitis, seborrheic?

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Seborrheic dermatitis, although usually a benign condition, can sometimes lead to chronic irritation of the scalp. In some such cases, one may need to be referred to a specialist.

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What is dermatitis, seborrheic?

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A dermatitis is defined as a skin rash or inflammation associated with impaired sweat gland function. It is usually an acute disorder and usually a primary complaint when seen by a physician.

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What is the primary cause of dermatitis, seborrheic?

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Primary contact dermatitis is more common in women, probably secondary to estrogen exposure. The secondary type of dermatitis occurs more frequently with seborrhea. Contact dermatitis due to irritants is not uncommon, especially when scalp hair is present or scalp hair is not washed properly. The cause of the secondary type of dermatitis is not known with a high probability.

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Have there been any new discoveries for treating dermatitis, seborrheic?

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While recent findings have increased our understanding of eczematous and psoriatic disease, there has been little advancement in understanding of non-dermatoskeletal disease. Despite the prevalence of the condition, skin disease is still largely treated on a symptomatic basis. The majority of sufferers will respond to topical corticosteroid therapy. While this therapy has improved their condition, it does not guarantee long-term remission. More severe manifestations of disease (erythema nodosum, chronic eczematous diseases such as pemphigus, and cutaneous lymphomas) respond somewhat better to systemic therapy, such as cyclophosphamide.

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How does natural treatment work?

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Application of an adequate herbal and mineral oil blend in combination with a topical antiseptic is most successful in treating seborrheic dermatitis on long-term follow-up.

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What are the common side effects of natural treatment?

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Balsam of Peru [pura-pura (a resin)] is a popular herbal remedy touted as reducing hair loss and wrinkles. There are reports of severe allergic contact dermatitis with other botanical uses. This allergy in some cases is severe and has been fatal. Severe systemic adverse reaction due to ingestion of other substances containing balsam is also a hazard. We have highlighted an important note of this article: 'Natural treatment should not replace conventional treatments but instead be used in addition to conventional treatments, to treat any type of hair and skin ailments.

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How serious can dermatitis, seborrheic be?

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Most dermatitis, seborrheic cases can be managed in a short period of time, but a small percentage will require more specialized care. As more knowledge and advancements with regard to dermatology happen throughout time, some cases might actually require surgical removal.

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Who should consider clinical trials for dermatitis, seborrheic?

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This analysis of clinical trials for dermatitis (both seborrheic and atopic eczema) demonstrates substantial evidence that multiple studies for atopic dermatitis as well as for more severe dermatitis has been published. In addition, there is increasing evidence that seborrheic and atopic dermatitis respond similarly to a number of treatment options, and that the presence or absence of atopic dermatitis does not significantly alter the efficacy or efficacy/efficacy ratio of a medication for seborrheic dermatitis.

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