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I have red flaky, dry skin around my mouth, what is this and treatment?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.

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Contact derm: Toothpaste, flavored chewing gum, lip balm with sunscreen, lip-licking.

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Last updated Oct 9, 2015

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