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A 21-year-old male asked:

I've been on a high dose corticosteroid on my face now i have pimples and inflamation around my mouth could this be related and what am i to do ?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Likely related: The acne flare you are experiencing could very well be related to the steroids that you have been prescribed. Notification of your prescribing physician would be wise, and consultation with a dermatologist for an individualized skin care regimen would likely be helpful.
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