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A 33-year-old female asked:

What's the best otc treatment for peri oral dermatitis?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Find the cause: You can any non fragrant lip balm or moisturizer with petroleum jelly, but you need to find the cause and avoid it, such as contact dermatitis to something applied on the skin.
Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Aquaphor : It depends on what kind of dermatitis you have. Most of cases, it is due to the dryness. You can try otc aquaphor ointment first and hydrocortosone 1 % ointment when the dermatitis does not get better with aquaphore.

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Last updated Apr 1, 2019
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