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How can I effectively treat acne around mouth?

How can I effectively treat acne around mouth?

Acne remedies: There are many possible ways to treat acne correctly. It is a step treatment including:1. Skin hygiene 2. Antibacterials 3. Retinols 4. Photodynamic therapy 5. Laser .6. Tretinoins in mix and match combinations. If you have severe acne , please see a competent dermatologist before getting scarred. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Why do I only get acne around my mouth and nowhere else?

Why do I only get acne around my mouth and nowhere else?

Perioral Dermatitis: Its likely that you have perioral dermatitis instead. This usually gives you red bumps that resemble acne. Your dermatologist will be able to help you will this. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions for my acne around the mouth?

Can you give me suggestions for my acne around the mouth?

Easy Rx: A salicylic acid wash as tolerated will probably be enough to manage this if it is so limited. ...Read more

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I always get bad acne around my mouth and chin. What is the best way to get rid of irritating acne?

I always get bad acne around my mouth and chin. What is the best way to get rid of irritating acne?

Sequence: Benzoyl peroxide is the best over-the-counter remedy; i've had success with adding prescribed topical Clindamycin and replacing benzoyl peroxide with a retinoic acid derivative if lots of blackheads. Next step if needed is a systemic antibiotic that's right for the person or the oral contraceptive pill for a woman who can & wants to take it. Dermatologists have the big guns. ...Read more

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I have been having acne around my mouth and back of my neck, its so much annoying, what's the reason?

I have been having acne around my mouth and back of my neck, its so much annoying, what's the reason?

Are you sure it's: acne? If you've tried acne medicine and it's not helping, it may be a contact rash from something you're using on your skin or clothing. You should consider going to your doctor or a dermatologist to make the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How to cure large sore acne around my mouth?

How to cure large sore acne around my mouth?

Acne: Don't wash your face with body soap. Also don't use alcohol or comedogenic products on your face. Try to find an acne wash system like neutrogena or something with benzoyl peroxide. Following low sodium diet might help too, since acne-causing bacteria like salt. You can try to prevent spreading bacteria onto your face by not touching your face, washing your phone, etc. ...Read more

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I have acne around my mouth and chin that is sensitive and wont go away and blackheads all over my face. I have red dots on the side of my mouth too.

I have acne around my mouth and chin that is sensitive and wont go away and blackheads all over my face. I have red dots on the side of my mouth too.

Perioral Dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis is a facial rash that causes bumps to develop around the mouth. The condition is most commonly seen in young women (90% of cases), but it can affect men as well. Treatment is with prescription oral antibiotics like Solodyn (minocycline) or Doryx and topicals like Ziana or Epiduo. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A very common skin condition that starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more