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Medicine For Perioral Dermatitis
Hi, is there any natural alternatives to minomycin, i have perioral dermatitis but do not like taking drugs, is there natural alternatives i can try?
Peri-oral acne?: Since you describe a peri-oral rash and a physician has already prescribed minocycline it is likely that you have acne. This can be treated by washing your face several times a day with anti-bacterial soaps and drying agents. A topical antibiotic cream like metronidazole or minocycline can also help. I would only take on oral antibiotic as a last resort if nothing else works. ...Read more
How much more time will my skin take to be free of perioral dermatitis? It started in 2013. Medicines helped a LOT. But it still gets red and bumpy!
Suffered from perioral dermatitis in Dec 2013. Doctor gave me medicines like Fluzec etc. Cured. but area around mouth still gets red nd feels tender.
Avoid irritants: Perioral dermatitis can cause symptoms for a while in some people.Avoidance of makeup including lipstick, avoiding toothpaste that contains fluoride such as sodium fluoride or monofluorophosphate (MFP), and moisturizers/lotion on the face can help.You may need repeat treatment, but avoid topical steroids because they tend to contribute to the problem (symptoms helped while on it, but then worsen). ...Read more
Not clear.: The exact cause of perioral dermatitis is not known. However, it may appear after strong topical steroid creams are applied to the face to treat other conditions. (strong topical steroids should never be applied to the face.) the Fluoride in toothpaste is sometimes blamed, but i think it is rarely (if ever) the cause. ...Read more
Perioral dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis (pod) is a chronic papulopustular and eczematous facial dermatitis mainly around the mouth.It mostly occurs in women, although a distinct papular variant occurs in children.The clinical and histologic features of the perioral dermatitis lesions resemble those of rosacea. Patients require systemic and/or topical treatment, an evaluation of the underlying factors, and reassurance. ...Read more
Perioral dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis is a relative of rosacea. It occurs most commonly around the mouth, but can also be around the nose or eyes as well. Because it can be dry or flaky, it is often treated as eczema with topical steroids or heavy moisturizers which make it worse. It is treated with oral antibiotics and topical rosacea medications. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more
No topical steroids: The exact cause of perioral dermatitis is not known. However, it may appear after strong topical steroid creams are applied to the face to treat other conditions. (strong topical steroids should never be applied to the face.) the Fluoride in toothpaste is sometimes blamed, but i think it is rarely (if ever) the cause. ...Read more
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I've been diagnosed about a year ago with perioral dermatitis. Is this right ?Http://i39.Tinypic.Com/2e666ns.Jpg
Peri oral dermatitis: I would suggest you get another opinion. Call your doctor for a referral to another dermatologist. ...Read more
Please help i have perioral dermatitis very clear on one side keeps showing frequently tried many solutions nothing worked out its too embarrasing..
Dermatologist: See a dermatologist for exam and recommendations. ...Read more
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