perioral dermatitis


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perioral dermatitis

Clown lips Dermatology Inflammation of the skin–itching, redness, around the mouth, most often caused by licking of the lips with the tongue, possibly due to fluoride and other substances
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I wasn't surprised to hear this; many cases of perioral dermatitis are caused by the use of steroid creams on the face.
The term perioral dermatitis is often used to describe this disorder in patients but, I believe, rather incompletely because there is often an overlap of several diagnoses in the patients although varying from one to another and with time.
Women who routinely use night cream, moisturizer, and foundation makeup have a 13-fold higher risk of developing perioral dermatitis than those who don't use such cosmetics, said Dr.
Local adverse reactions may include atrophy, striae, telangiectasias, burning, itching, irritation, dryness, folliculitis, acneiform eruptions, hypopigmentation, perioral dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, secondary infection, and miliaria and may be more likely with occlusive use or more potent corticosteroids.
Low-dose doxycycline, Food and Drug Administration--approved for adult periodontal disease, is showing promise for treating acne, rosacea, and perioral dermatitis, speakers said at the Caribbean Dermatology Conference.