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A 38-year-old member asked:

Help please? what is the most effective treatment for perioral dermatitis?

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Perioral dermatitis: Cant provide you with treatment without knowing why you have this condition. You have given us no information about yourself. It often happens after the use of topical steroid on the face.potential causes including chewing gum, certain medications, hormone changes, and autoimmune diseases. Lip licking, lip chewing, sucking, and allergies to ingredients in certain dental products. See dermatologist
Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Perioral Dermatitis: The most important advise I have for my patients is DO NOT LICK YOUR LIPS AND ADJACENT SKIN with your tongue. See a Dermatologist if that was not the cause.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What are treatment options for perioral dermatitis?

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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, check that they don't contain a steroid and stop using them! see a dermatologist who can prescribe Protopic for example, which can decrease the pod without worsening it after you stop the med.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What is the best treatment for perioral dermatitis?

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Dr. Todd Sisto
Plastic Surgery 38 years experience
Can't answer: Without seeing you and that little information. If it is dermatitis, A dermatologist would be the Best expert to see

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