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What Causes Redness Around The Mouth
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
I have constant dryness and redness around the mouth area and ive tried a lot of over the counter medicines. I've also tried Aciclovir, Dermal cream a?
I've been having a recurring redness around the mouth, swelling of the lips in the morning, every thing red iches, cracked skin in the corners of the mouth, it's like a red ring around the mouth to my nose and to the bottom of my chin I've tried many thin
Sensitive skin: It may help to discuss with a physician because a lot of questions come to mind that would help differentiate possible causes. A common situation is contact sensitivity often to cosmetics or lip products, especially if there are fragrances or plant extracts contained in the products. Try avoiding these and take care to moisturize to promote healing (using frangrance/additive free product). ...Read more
Find the Cause: You need to see a dentist to determine what is causing the redness to get rid of it. Also since you don't say if it hurts it is impossible to know what it might be. There are many things that can cause redness like this. See a professinal for hlep. ...Read more
Is bioderma sensibio forte really effective for reducing redness on the face and especially that around the mouth?
Skin: I have never tried this product, but the ingredients are very simple. If you have dry, sensitive skin, this will be ok for you. There are no harsh chemicals, dyes, or fragrances. It will be thick and soothing. It has mineral oil and beeswax, so it will hold moisture in. It is gentle for the face, but has oils, so can clog your pores. I hope that helps. ...Read more
How do you treat a recurring rash (redness, dry, itchy, scaly, flaky) around the mouth/nose/cheeks/behind ears that gets worse when feeling stressed?
I've noticed that my skin on the face has become very dry, red and burns around the mouth area. What could the reason be, and what can I do about it?
How come after I eat, my skin around the mouth reacts, gets red, burns, and feels all "dirty" around the mouth like I haven't washed the area.?
What kind of skin infection is this around the mouth that gets red and flaky, but goes away with baking soda and water?
DERMATITIS: Is it allergic in origin or irritation around the mouth? Not sure of DX unless seen. ...Read more
I have mildly red + flaky rashes around the mouth and nose-crease area. I don't know how they appeared. Would Mederma help reduce the symptoms at all?
Hi my daughter is almost 1. Every time I give her whole milk she gets red marks on her face around the mouth. I want to wean her, what should I give h?
I am experiencing rash with red bumps around mouth and dry or cracking skin. I think it may be perioral dermatitis.?
We would just be: Guessing. When there is a rash - it really should be visualized (at minimum) to make an accurate diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more
Are lots of small, painless red bumps on the tongue normal? Can swillimg saltwater around the mouth help get rid of these? Cheers!
Well: That's an option That can help. For specific diagnosis and treatment recommend Healthtap visit with photographs ...Read more
Suffrered frm Perioral dermatitis 2 years back. Now better but sometimes my lips swell and insides of my mouth is raw nd red nd burns nd sometimes itch?
See physician: This is not normal. You should see your primary care physician but an allergist, dermatologist, or dentist may also be recommended ...Read more
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
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?
Small red bumps on penile shaft forskin and above the penis. When they showed up I was also having two days of drinking and around the mouth I had two?
Infection?: You MAY have an infection. The only way to know for sure it to see your doctor, which I encourage you to do. Please discuss your drinking habits w/him/her also. If a drinking problem is developing please catch it before it can do more damage. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What would you recommend for extremely dry, cracked lips with a red ring around the mouth. Been this way for 6 months and used doxycycline and elidel (pimecrolimus).
Lip dryness: First you need to stop using all topical stuff on your lips, such as lip balm, lipstick, etc. It can be a contact dermatitis. I would only use vaseline and Elidel (pimecrolimus) twice a day. Do you have skin rashes anywhere else? If so, seek the opinion of an allergist to find out the cause of your problem. ...Read more
Hi, I'm just wondering, hoe can you tell the difference between acne and perioral dermatitis? I'm 18 years old and these red bumps around my mouth some look like small pimples. Also if it is perioral dermatitis, what's the best way to get rid of it? T
Need to be seen: Cannot guess without visual inspection at the least, see your doctor or dermatologist for management, good luck ...Read more
Depends: Treatment depends on the cause and I regret that it is not feasible to discern the cause without examining you. Did you burn/scald the roof of your mouth? You may wish to wait it out. If it is not better in a couple of weeks, please consult a doctor in-person. ...Read more
My dentist told me that stopping smoking has caused soreness & redness in the palate of my mouth. Has been there for 1 month plus now is this common?
Hmmmmmm.: I'm not sure if I personally would agree with that observation. Smoking can and will cause changes to the soft tissues of your mouth, including the palate. I would think that over time, the tissues will revert back to their natural healthy state, unless there has been some irreversible damage. You might want to check with an oral surgeon regarding the health of the tissues of your palate. ...Read more
What could possibly cause sudden intense itching of palms of hands, feet, redness around mouth, and rash on back and stomach within 30 minutes?
Itchying and rash: This sounds like an allergy to something - perhaps you ate something that you have an allergy to. Have you taken a Bendaryl or called or seen a doctor? ...Read more