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redness, itchy, & bumps around my mouth? could it be ffrom hydrocortisone allergy?

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Perioral dermatitis: Yes, this can be caused by steroids, or it can be caused by other substances, like toothpaste, cosmetics, shave cream, etc. Here's a website by doctors: http://fromyourdoctor.Com/topic.Do?Title=perioral+dermatitis&t=2102 this website is written by patients, not doctors, but it has some good ideas. Check it out and then see your doc if you need more help: http://www.Epinions.Com/content_966500484?

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Last updated Jul 1, 2012

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