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What can I do for a rash around my mouth?

What can I do for a rash around my mouth?

Wet or dry: Most rashes @ mouth are caused by excess moisture. Keep the area dry. Try not to lick the area.See your personal provider for further evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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I got elomet from my sister, because i have rashes i think pimples around my mouth so i use it once daily will it work? and how long do i need to use?

I got elomet from my sister, because i have rashes i think pimples around my mouth so i use it once daily will it work? and how long do i need to use?

Get your own Rx: It would not be prudent to advise you on how to take or apply a medication that was Rx'd to someone else. It would be best for you to see your doctor for a proper evaluation to make sure the appropriate medication is being used on your face. This will help prevent complications that could occur with the use of the wrong medication. Good luck ...Read more

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What could be causing a chronic burning rash around my mouth?

What could be causing a chronic burning rash around my mouth?

A few things...: The most common cause is perleche, which is the irritation and inflammation from licking one's lips. Perioral dermatitis is another common rosacea-like inflammatory disorder that can do this. Allergic contact dermatitis can as well. Vitamin deficiency and even exposure to certain toxins can do this, so you will need a dermatologist to help solve this puzzle. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a itchy stinging slightly red rash around my mouth?

What to do if I have a itchy stinging slightly red rash around my mouth?

Herpes simplex virus: (HSV-1) typically causes cold sores. Cold sore blisters can occur in many different parts of the body but are most common on or around the lips and cheeks and last 7 - 10 days. ...Read more

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I have recently gotten this sort of rash around my mouth and my lips have gotta swollen. What do I have? I've never gotten anything like this before

I have recently  gotten this sort of rash around my mouth and my lips have gotta swollen. What do I have? I've never gotten anything like this before

Need more info: It is impossible to say without more information. Rash and swelling can be a reaction to food, make-up, it can be an infection such as a cold sore from herpes, a reaction to a medication, acne, staph/strep, etc. Obviously you are concerned so get checked out. ...Read more

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I have a rash around my mouth that doesn't itch as well as red bumps on my torso. What could it be?

I have a rash around my mouth that doesn't itch as well as red bumps on my torso. What could it be?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I had a red, flaky rash around my mouth, doc gav me Fucidin h cream, wk l8r+dryness gone but still red altho has faded, how will redness go? Thank u

I had a red, flaky rash around my mouth, doc gav me Fucidin h cream, wk l8r+dryness gone but still red altho has faded, how will redness go? Thank u

Rash around mouth: A rash by the sides of the nose that is flaky could likely be seborrheic dermatitis which is very common and can be managed but never cured. Fucidin h has a topical steroid and can be effective, but be careful because steroid use around the mouth can cause or exacerbate perioral dermatitis, which is easily recognized and treated by a dermatologist. ...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


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more