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Dr. Thomas Josa
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not preferred: In my experience Metronidazole topical is preferred.

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Will help.: Another approach is topical metro gel which can be used by itself or incomvition with the 2.5 hydrocortisone, e if persistent low dose Doxycycline is ... Read More
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
You need to trust: the doctors you see. Perioral dermatitis can be treated with steroids but can also be caused by steroids. If you trust the dermatologist you saw then ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Koffler
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Get to the root: Consider your diet as a culprit: often wheat and perhaps dairy but there are other foods that can cause dermatitis. I use coconut oil as a great moist ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Wrong question: Perioral dermatitis may be of unknown cause, but by far the most common cause is the use of cortisone products on the face. This is a specific diagnos ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
24 years experience Dentistry
Yeast infection: I would have it cultured. It can also be a yeast caused by taking too much antibiotics.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
17 years experience Neurology
Tingles around mouth: Perioral paresthesias are sensations of numbness and tingling around the mouth. They can be triggered by hyperventilation (e.g. During panic attacks) ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
17 years experience Neurology
Tingles around mouth: Perioral paresthesias are sensations of numbness and tingling around the mouth. They can be triggered by hyperventilation (e.g. During panic attacks) ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
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
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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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
DERMATITIS: You can use corticosteroid cream, ointment or lotion.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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