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A 18-year-old female asked:

Hi, i'm just wondering, hoe can you tell the difference between acne and perioral dermatitis? i'm 18 years old and these red bumps around my mouth some look like small pimples. also if it is perioral dermatitis, what's the best way to get rid of it? t

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Need to be seen: Cannot guess without visual inspection at the least, see your doctor or dermatologist for management, good luck
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