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mupirocin ointment usp 2 for perioral dermatitis

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: I usually use something else but it would be a reasonable thing to try.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Multivitamin: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. just in case the rash is du ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joanne Peck
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There are some diaper rashes that likely need mupirocin, usually those that look like pustules or sores. Most of the flat red ones, though, will get ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
41 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: Mupirocin is an antibiotic cream and needs to be used judiciously. All rash does nto have infection over it. So see ur doc first to see ehat the rash ... Read More
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
It is safe: But wasteful. Most itchy rashes are not bacterial in origin.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Although any medication can cause a rash, if a cream is expired it may be less effective. Neomycin topically can cause a rash, but unlikely with Mupir ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lourdes Borges ruiz
25 years experience Family Medicine
Perioral dermatitis : I would recommend oral antibiotics like doxycycline for perioral dermatitis. The condition usuallly resolves with treatment. Be aware of mouth irrit ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dermatitis: Routine dermatitis typically responds to topical anti-inflammatories such as Hydrocortisone which is an available medication over the counter in a 1% ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
37 years experience Dentistry
Antioxidants: Do NOT use Vaseline. Use vit E oil, Alovera gel, or an antioxidant gel such as is available from PerioSciences.com
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
DERMATITIS: Most frequent cause of perioral dermatitis is contact dermatitis. Example you love to drink liquids with food coloring and you can be allergic to the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
DERMATITIS: You can use corticosteroid cream, ointment or lotion.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
The skin is: The largest organ in the body. A breach in its integrity can lead to a more invasive and serious infection, i.e., flesh eating bacteria. These can be ... Read More

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