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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Culviner
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Dermatitis is an inflammation and not an infection. Topical steroids ointments treat dermatitis, not flagyl, which is an antibiotic particularly gear ... Read More

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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dermatologist: See a dermatologist for exam and recommendations.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan King
Specializes in Family Medicine
Perioral acne: stop using the antifungal/steroid combination unless you have seborrheac dermatitis it may cause the perioral acne to recur. Just use the metrogel al ... Read More
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Sometimes you can: only control, but not cure, perioral dermatitis. The cause(s) need to be addressed. In your case Irritation from shaving, shaving creams or aftershav ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
More time. : Be patient with your treatment regimen. It’s just too soon for any real improvement to be realized. Give it at least a few weeks.
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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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
SEBORR DERMATITIS: Hydrocortisone is the safest steroid cream for the face.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
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
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