Articles by Dr. Eddie that share valuable information on seborrheic dermatitis and how to soothe and relieve this harsh scalp and skin condition.

What’s Causing the Flakes on My Kids Eyebrows?

Spotting flakes on your kid’s eyebrows might be strange and unsettling, but it doesn’t mean you have any major reason to worry. The most common causes for eyebrow flakes on children aren’t a big deal and are either easy to treat or go away on their own.

Always double-check with your child’s doctor, but the flakes on your kid’s eyebrows could be due to seborrheic dermatitis.

Seborrheic Dermatitis?

Seborrheic dermatitis is, in the simplest terms, a case of extreme dandruff. It’s an inflammatory skin condition that pops up on the head, eyebrows, forehead, nose, and neck folds and causes symptoms including:

  • Flaking
  • Itching
What’s Causing the Flakes on My Kids Eyebrows?

Why are my eyebrows itchy?

Having itchy eyebrows is certainly uncomfortable and somewhat unusual, but most of the time, it isn’t a cause for serious concern. The most common conditions that lead to itchy eyebrows, like the following, usually go away on their own or are easily controlled by simple treatments or small lifestyle changes.

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin condition that is caused by an autoimmune imbalance and generally manifests as thick, red patches of skin with silvery scales or flakes that can sometimes be itchy or irritated. While psoriasis can show up all over the body, it

Why are my eyebrows itchy?

How long does it take for a medicated shampoo to help seborrheic dermatitis?

The short answer is days to weeks. But there is a lot to learn about different products on the market and about the active and inactive ingredients they contain. Let’s start by defining what makes a “medicated shampoo.” In the 1980s the FDA wanted to weed out the snake oils of the shampoo world and so all products that were purported to help dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis were asked to submit data from clinical trials supporting the claims they were making.

When it came to treating seborrheic dermatitis, the following ingredients at

How long does it take for a medicated shampoo to help seborrheic dermatitis?