Redness, itchy, & bumps around my mouth? Could it be ffrom hydrocortisone allergy?

Perioral dermatitis. Yes, this can be caused by steroids, or it can be caused by other substances, like toothpaste, cosmetics, shave cream, etc. Here's a website by doctors: http://fromyourdoctor.Com/topic.Do?Title=perioral+dermatitis&t=2102 this website is written by patients, not doctors, but it has some good ideas. Check it out and then see your doc if you need more help: http://www.Epinions.Com/content_966500484?

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I've had bad allergies my whole life. Reacted to skin test with red itchy bumps however doctor said the test was negative. Why did I react?

Hard to say. There are conditions in which the skin does not react properly to a skin test. Thus, to rule that out, we always place what is called a "positive control" - one of the tests is not an allergen, but histamine, which is the chemical released in an allergic reaction. If you don't react to histamine, we know that something is wrong with your skin. So a negative panel always has ONE itchy bump. Read more...

With bad allergies my whole life. Reacted to skin test with red itchy bumps to everything however doctor said the test was negative. Why did I react?

Reaction? It sounds like your doctor doesn't think you reacted. You could ask if they did controls. That is one test that yuk shouldn't have reacted to plus one you definitely should react to. It is to show whether your results are valid or not. . Read more...
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