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Perioral dermatitis

Perioral dermatitis: Introduction

Perioral dermatitis: A rash consisting of itchy red bumps that occur around the mouth area. The cheeks and even eye area may eventually become involved. The cause of the condition is not well understood but topical glucocorticoids can dramatically worsen the condition or even cause the condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Perioral dermatitis is available below.

Symptoms of Perioral dermatitis

  • Itching around mouth
  • Burning around mouth
  • Redness around mouth
  • Bumps around mouth
  • Sensation of tightness around mouth
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Treatments for Perioral dermatitis

  • Wash with warm water or non-soap cleansers, discontinue use of any face cream, cosmetic or sunscreen, oral antibiotics if needed
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Causes of Perioral dermatitis

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Hospitals & Clinics: Perioral dermatitis

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Perioral dermatitis

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Prognosis for Perioral dermatitis

Prognosis for Perioral dermatitis: The condition may persist for weeks or months and may recur.

Research about Perioral dermatitis

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Clinical Trials for Perioral dermatitis

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Definitions of Perioral dermatitis:

A papular eruption of unknown etiology that progresses to residual papular erythema and scaling usually confined to the area of the mouth, and almost exclusively occurring in young women. It may also be localized or extend to involve the eyelids and adjacent glabella area of the forehead (periocular dermatitis). (Dorland, 28th ed) - (Source - Diseases Database)


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