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What is the best way to cope with peri oral dermatitis?

What is the best way to cope with peri oral dermatitis?

Perioral dermatitis: Is a very common condition caused by application of the steroid cream. The treatment consists of stop using irritants on the face, antibiotics and anti-inflammatory creams. Ask your PCP for more information. ...Read more

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Dermatitis (Definition)

Dermatitis means inflammation of skin. Contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis are ...Read more


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What is the best remedy for peri oral dermatitis?

What is the best remedy for peri oral dermatitis?

Depends: It depends on the cause. Peri-oral lesions are a common manifestation of deficiency of B vitamins. It would be prudent to consult your doctor; in the meantime, you may try over the counter B complex vitamins. ...Read more

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Why does fluorinated toothpaste cause peri oral dermatitis?

Why does fluorinated toothpaste cause peri oral dermatitis?

Possibly an allergy: Potentially there could be any number of things in the toothpaste causing an allergic reaction. One way to figure it out would be to use something like baking soda until things clear up, then add things back to see what the problem is. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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What is the best at home or otc treatment for peri oral dermatitis?

What is the best at home or otc treatment for peri oral dermatitis?

Prescription: None otc I can think of. Do not use steroid creams because in the end it will make it worse. Some have had success with low dose doxycycline, but that is prescription. ...Read more

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Hi, Is peri oral dermatitis contagious? I have been started on lymecycline, when can I expect to see results of my symptoms disappearing? Georgi

Hi, Is peri oral dermatitis contagious? I have been started on lymecycline, when can I expect to see results of my symptoms disappearing? Georgi

Depends on cause: Perioral dermatitis means irritation of the skin by the mouth. By itself it is not contagious. However, there are many causes for dermatitis, some of which are infectious in nature. So what is the cause of the dermatitis in your case? Do you have a diagnosis of the cause? While limecycline is an antibiotic, it is also used to treat skin diseases like acne, so that is not enough to answer ur questi ...Read more

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For the treatment of peri oral dermatitis, is sulfacetamide sulfur effective?

For the treatment of peri oral dermatitis, is sulfacetamide sulfur effective?

No: See your doctor for the correct medication and avoid exposing yourself to creams that can cause more allergic responses. ...Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter facial cleanser & moisturizer for peri oral dermatitis? Thanks.

What is the best over-the-counter facial cleanser & moisturizer for peri oral dermatitis? Thanks.

Cetaphil: The product line includes gentle cleansers and moisturizers, and is widely available. More importantly look into the cause of the perioral dermatitis. Avoid whitening toothpastes and dental products. Steroids- including topical, nasal and oral inhalors- can also cause this condition. See link: http://www. Aocd. Org/? page=PerioralDermatitis ...Read more

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How long will dermatitis last?

How long will dermatitis last?

DERMATITIS: It depends on the kind of dermatitis. Some are recurrent, others respond easity to treatment. ...Read more

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What increases risk for dermatitis?

What increases risk for dermatitis?

Dermatitis: A number of health conditions, allergies, genetic factors, physical and mental stressors, and irritants can cause dermatitis. ...Read more

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How will dermatitis affect the body?

The skin is: The largest organ in the body. A breach in its integrity can lead to a more invasive and serious infection, i.e., flesh eating bacteria. Cosmetic issues are not silly. ...Read more

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Can I get dermatitis more than once?

Can I get dermatitis more than once?

Yes: Dermatitis is fairly non-specific. Allergic dermatitis can be caused by exposure to an allergen such as poison ivy. Repeated exposure to the allergen will cause the rash to re-occur. ...Read more

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What increases my risk for dermatitis?

What increases my risk for dermatitis?

Not specific enough: "dermatitis" just means "inflammation of the skin". In other words, pretty much every rash is a "dermatitis". Without a more specific idea of what is going on, it is impossible to recommend treatment. Even if you are using "dermatitis" as a synonym for "eczema" (as some do), the possibilities are still too broad, since there are so many different kinds of eczema. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to treat dermatitis?

Is there a natural way to treat dermatitis?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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Help please! Could cutemol hurt dermatitis?

Help please! Could cutemol hurt dermatitis?

CUTEMOL: WHAT ARE YOU USING CUTEMOL CREAM FOR? WHAT KIND OF DERMATITIS DO YOU HAVE? IT IS SUPPOSED TO WORK FOR DRY SKIN, BRITTLE NAILS, AND OTHER DRY CRACKED SKIN PROBLEMS OF THE HANDS ...Read more

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How do certain medications treat dermatitis?

How do certain medications treat dermatitis?

NUMMULAR DERMATITIS: Common with dry skin. Try to lubricate skin to prevent drying before applying steroid cream. Oral antibiotics may be given for inflamed lesions. For widespread and resistant cases puva rx may be helpful or oral steroid for short rx may be given. ...Read more

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Can I heal from subacute dermatitis completely?

Can I heal from subacute dermatitis completely?

Depends: It depends on the cause. Unfortunately the cause for chronic dermatitis is often unknown but most do seem to go away after a few years. ...Read more

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