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Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  MBBS, FCPS
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For the past three days, I have been experiencing burning

Customer Question

For the past three days, I have been experiencing burning sensation across the skin above my lips and on my cheek bones. My skin is red/inflamed (nostril creases, cheeks, chin) and feels sore. When applying usual skincare routine, my face stings/burns. I stopped using fucidid cream last week after having Impetigo three weeks ago.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Any other skin concerns?
Customer: For three days (burning sensation), but my skin above my upper lip has remained red since Impetigo
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 15 days ago.

Hello! My name is Dr.Ehtisham. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply momentarily.

Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 15 days ago.

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Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Please see picture attached
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 14 days ago.

Thanks for sharing

This is an allergic reaction or allergic dermatitis

You need to apply some sunblock like SPF30

Other possibility could be an irritated nerve

If the SPF30 does not work then you might need oral medicines like gabapentin or Carbamezipine '

Please do let me know if you have any other question


Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 12 days ago.

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