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Perioral dermatitis

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Not clear.: The exact cause of perioral dermatitis is not known. However, it may appear after strong topical steroid creams are applied to the face to treat other... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Find the cause: You can use any non fragrant lip balm or moisturizer with petroleum jelly, and a topical steroid to hellp heal it, but you need to find the cause and ... Read More
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 29 years experience
Cortisone cream: Topical cortisone cream, sulfacetamide or sulfa products, anti fungal cream such as Clotrimazole or ketoconazole are all helpful.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Perioral dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis (pod) is a chronic papulopustular and eczematous facial dermatitis mainly around the mouth.It mostly occurs in women, although a d... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
Dermatology 29 years experience
Perioral dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis is a relative of rosacea. It occurs most commonly around the mouth, but can also be around the nose or eyes as well. Because it ca... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
No topical steroids: The exact cause of perioral dermatitis is not known. However, it may appear after strong topical steroid creams are applied to the face to treat other... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
Dermatology 10 years experience
What meds r u using: Perioral dermatitis is frequently caused by usage of topical steroid preparations on the face. If u are putting any lotions or creams on your face, ch... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Peri oral dermatitis: I would suggest you get another opinion. Call your doctor for a referral to another dermatologist.
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Jarowski
Hematology and Oncology 50 years experience
Peri-oral acne?: Since you describe a peri-oral rash and a physician has already prescribed minocycline it is likely that you have acne. This can be treated by washing... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Depends: If it is an infection then the Doxycycline might be of benefit, but it might not target the specific bacteria on the skin. If it is simply an irritant... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
I doubt it: I don't know a lot about his but I doubt that the shampoo would penetrate to the follicle.
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