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i've been having a red ring around my mouth for the past few days. it burns very bad & is cracking & flaky. i've had this problem before but its worse?

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Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Dermatitis?: It could be a dermatitis( skin irritation) which could be caused by different things. In some cases it could be exposure to something that irritates the area like a type of food, makeup, facial creams. You may use over the counter hydrocortisone in the meantime but if worse or not better after a couple of days visit your doctor or a Dermatologist(skin doctor) for evaluation.
Answered on Dec 31, 2014

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