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Can I Use Ponds Cold Cream For Perioral Dermatitis Or What Should I Use To Wash And Moisturize
Depends: Perioral dermatitis can be allergic, infectious, fungal, or just irritative. The treatment, therefore, depends on the cause. Cracked, dry lips (especially at the angles) can often be helped with vaseline alone. Allergic or irritative can usually be treated with a short course of steroid cream. If red, blistered, draining, or crusting, you should see a doctor for recommendations. ...Read more
A condition characterized by the development of a rash of small red bumps in the area surrounding the mouth, most commonly found in young women. The cause of this condition is not well understood but it is believed to be related to the use of steroid creams ...Read more
If I have rosacea or perioral dermatitis, haven't been diagnosed, my doctor has given me fucibet cream to use for 7-10 days, but then it comes back...
Rosacea and steroids: Steroids like those in fucibet can make rosacea significantly worse. When you apply a steroid cream to the skin, it constricts blood vessels for several hours making rosacea appear better temporarily. Over time these blood vessels dilate even more with topical steroids. Also steroids increase numbers of demodex mites in hair follicles also worsening rosacea. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with Perioral Dermatitis and prescribed Doxycycline 100mg 2X a day. No topical cream, wash with clear water. Day 3 no improvement.
Perioral dermatitis: Is a none specific diagnosis hence etiology of the cause may not be obvious to the treating physician. That said it may be okay to give it a few more days if still no improvement notify treating physician or seek a second opinion ...Read more
Can metrogel (0.75%) and clotrimazole (together) cure perioral dermatitis? Mild case, cleared up in 4 weeks, but keeps coming back (whilst on creams)
Sometimes you can: Only control, but not cure, perioral dermatitis. The cause (s) need to be addressed. In your case Irritation from shaving, shaving creams or aftershave products may be contributing to it. Use hypoallergenic products & a fresh razor blade or switch to an electric razor. Use mild, unscented soap to wash your face. Steroid creams can help but should be used sparingly & briefly. Best wishes. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Still hoping this rash is contact dermatitis. It has faded a bit but is still there. Could differin (adapalene) cream cause perioral dermatitis? Hopefully not!
I've been diagnosed with perioral dermatitis on my chin. I've been on metronidazole cream for 2 weeks but it's not better yet. Is this normal?
Dermatitis: If you have been on treatment for 2 wks without an effect either the diagnosis or the treatment is incorrect. See a dermatologist. Hope this clears up soon. ...Read more
After applying a cream which I used to apply. I found red rash with papules under my mouth & chin. Is that an allergic rash or perioral dermatitis? .
I find a red rash under my mouth, I m not sure is it dt. Applying a cream or not but how to differentiate if it's allergic rash or perioral dermatitis?
I have dandruft and sobberic dermatitis. Bought nezoral last week. What is the shampp that I can use daily? And is there a moisturizer cream to help?
What is recommended for sensitive skin (atopic dermatitis) for daily use after work outside (cream, lotion moisturizer, or ointment)? which brand
Can cortisone cream cure reactive dermatitis? Cheeks suddenly became sensitive after using to many topicals. I just want to tolerate gentle moisturizer.
Can Marigold cream (Calendula officinalis) help much in healing rough dry red skin after irritant dermatitis? Can I combine it with another moisturizer?
Calendula Cream: Calendula, a plant extract, has been used throughout history in skin preparations. Calendula is beneficial for dry or damaged skin and also promotes the fast healing and regeneration of the skin thanks to its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. ...Read more
How long after discontinued use of what is thought to be the triger of perioral dermatitis will the rash go away?
Weeks: It may take weeks for the skin to heal and getting its normal color tone back can take longer. ...Read more
Hello, I was diagnoised with perioral dermatitis. I'm on an oral med. Can I also use yardley london soap- or is dove better? Are both sls free?
How can I avoid nasal steroid sprays giving me perioral dermatitis? Started after 1 yr of use. No other medication helps for my chronic PND/rhinitis.
I don't see: A relationship between perioral dermatitis and steroid nasal spray! Please see your doctor or dermatologist for help. As for your PND/rhinitis, you don't want to go for a year on the same medication without doctor's supervision, you may need other medicine/intervention, best wishes ...Read more
15 month old diagnosed with perioral dermatitis. Prescribed topical erythromycin gel. Burns and dries out her skin. Is it ok to use neosporin too?
DERMATITIS: They are both antibiotics. Use either one. ...Read more
Can I use carmex as a moisturiser on my allergic dermatitis? I am already using an lpc cream but need a moisturiser too.
Management rx: Other suggestions include the use of a basic but effective moisturizer several times per day to the affected areas. On example is Eucerin cream or lotion. A topical steroid in then applied after the moisturizer is absorbed two to three times per day. If using the steroid on your face, please check with your physician. ...Read more
Is petroleum jelly bad for a dry vulva? People use it as a diaper rash cream so how could it be harmful? What can I do to moisturizer vulva?
Petrolium jelly OK: Petroleum jelly has been used for dry skin in many situations and has helped many patients. Thorstensen, k.A., & birenbaum, d.L., (2012) recommends the use of petroleum jelly for conditions causing dryness of vuvla such as lichen sclerosis, planus, and lichen simplex chronicus. Please see your doctor to rule out any underlying condition. ...Read more
Perioral dermatitis: Using a moisturizer instead of acne medication might be more effective. The acne medications may be too drying and may worsen your condition ...Read more
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I'm taking minocyclin for perioral dermatitis. I'm also taking organic capsules of billberry and the probiotic saccharin-b. Is this ok, any reactions?
Confirm with: Double check with your pharmacist to ensure that taking the medications simultaneously will not affect the efficacy of one or all of them. ...Read more
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