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Rash on chin, around mouth and upper lip, small blister like pimples, causes?

Rash on chin, around mouth and upper lip, small blister like pimples, causes?

Uncertain: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...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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What other conditions can cause a painless single blister or rash on lip that has fluid in it? A bump that not like a pimple or bug bite

What other conditions can cause a painless single blister or rash on lip that has fluid in it? A bump that not like a pimple or bug bite

Mucocoele: A mucocoele, is a fluid-filled swelling that occurs on the lip or the mouth. These occur where mucus is produced in goblet cells lining the mouth and lips and the outlet is obstructed. The can be recurrent but are generally harmless just annoying. ...Read more

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I got some white rashes inside my mouth and a big pimple on my face. What should I do?

I got some white rashes inside my mouth and a big pimple on my face. What should I do?

Thrush?: The white patches are likely thrush, an overgrowth of candida yeast secondary to the powerful antibiotic (cleocin) you are using. Check with prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Can picking a spot/pimple turn into a cold sore? Around the mouth

Can picking a spot/pimple turn into a cold sore? Around the mouth

No: No, a cold sore is caused by a virus. You probably had the virus and were picking at the spot because as the virus starts to erupt, it causes swelling and tingling at the site. It takes a few days for the scab to form. Eventually it will heal and will be back to normal. There are meds that will shorten the duration of a cold sore. But they work only if taken early. See your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Keep breaking out in spots (pimples) but only around the mouth top and bottom why is this I am 27yrs old female women?

Keep breaking out in spots (pimples) but only around the mouth top and bottom why is this I am 27yrs old female women?

Perioral dermatitis: Sounds like perioral dermatitis which is acne bumps mostly around the mouth but can also extend to cheeks, neck and chest. The treatment for it is oral antibiotics and topical either Clindamycin or metronidazole. It is a benign condition. See your local dermatologist. ...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 works best for whiteheads around the mouth?

What works best for whiteheads around the mouth?

Gentle exfoliating: Whiteheads around mouth are best treated with very gentle exfoliation with a fine grit polishing facial scrub. Only do this once to twice weekly as this problem takes time to correct and the more aggressive you are, the more likely you are to cause inflammation, worsening of acne and possible scarring. ...Read more

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How post scabies manifested? Are there new rashes, new white head pimples, crawling?

How post scabies manifested? Are there new rashes, new white head pimples, crawling?

Infected scabies: Sorry your question is not clear. Yes scabies can get infected. New pimples would probably be a different thing, Irrespective of that antibiotics would be needed. ...Read more

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3 weeks ago I broke out on my face with red, dry patches of skin. Mainly under nose and around my mouth. What is it? 49 female. Hardly ever had acne and no history of skin disorders. It started out like a rash with pimples. The bumps are gone but the

3 weeks ago I broke out on my face with red, dry patches of skin. Mainly under nose and around my mouth. What is it? 49 female. Hardly ever had acne and no history of skin disorders. It started out like a rash with pimples. The bumps are gone but the

See your doctor: Contact dermatitis presents the way you described and can be a result of your skin being sensitized to a cream, soap, preservative, pillow fabric etc. There are other potential diagnoses which will require an exam by a dermatologist to rule out other inflammatory skin conditions which can be treated with the right medication. ...Read more

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I woke up w clusters of little whiteheads all over my upper lip and chin. It looked like a rash and my face was swollen like I had a reaction. Help!

I woke up w clusters of little whiteheads all over my upper lip and chin. It looked like a rash and my face was swollen like I had a reaction. Help!

Drug reaction: Did you take any medication before the rash appeared or have you eaten something that you were allergic to or did you any new cosmetics? Are you getting short of breath
Or wheezing You should go to the ER for evaluation for angioedema. You need treatment ASAP ...Read more

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What type of rash is this? It's all over my head, face and arms. Red raised bumps. Similar to multiple pimples but red in the middle

What type of rash is this? It's all over my head, face and arms. Red raised bumps. Similar to multiple pimples but red in the middle

Rash: Rash is a VISUAL diagnosis. You cannot make right recommendations on a rash based upon a written description. Please see your MD or a Dermatologist ...Read more

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Had a cold w/ swollen lymph nodes in my neck and lower head with pimple like bumps/rash that are causing pain. I was prescribed Keflex but no progress

If...: If you are not responding to the antibiotics prescribed and still feeling sick you should see your doctor again for reevaluation. However, make sure you gave at least 48 hrs for the antibiotics to start working. If not yet 48 hrs you should wait unless you are feeling extremely ill. ...Read more

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My daughter has tiny, whitehead like bumps in her head like bumps in her head. Could it be something more than a rash?

My daughter has tiny, whitehead like bumps in her head like bumps in her head. Could it be something more than a rash?

Maybe: That is tough to answer without seeing it. White bumps in a newborn can be nothing significant. In an older child could be just a rash...A virus...If they are tender that is a concern. Are they on the scalp? Or on the hair shaft in which case we think of nits. Is it in the hairline or in the hair? A great question and best answered with a face to face visit with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Are rashes around the mouth caused by nerves?

Are rashes around the mouth caused by nerves?

Not usually: Several rashes can have stress related causes. Usually a rash around the mouth is an infection or perioral dermatitis. I would have the doctor check it. It might need a prescription treatment. ...Read more

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Can a milk allergy cause itchy rashes around the mouth?

Can a milk allergy cause itchy rashes around the mouth?

Yes: Food allergy can cause itchy rashes around the mouth as well as diarrhea, skin rashes all over the body, wheezing and even life threatening reactions called anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more