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I have what I think is perioral dermatitus. I've got scaly,

Customer Question

Hi, I have what I think is perioral dermatitus.
JA: What are all your symptoms? Are you taking any medication?
Customer: I've got scaly, red and itchy skin around my mouth but also less painful bumps all over my face. I'm not taking anything for it.
JA: Got it. Have you seen a dermatologist about the itchiness?
Customer: I haven't.
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Dermatologist should know?
Customer: Nothing I can think of.
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 17 days ago.

Hello. I'mCustomer licensed and practicing physician. Excellent service is my goal.

Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 17 days ago.

I'm very sorry about this.
Do you have a picture?

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
File attached (S117Q1V)
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I’d prefer to type, please.
Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 17 days ago.

100%

agree that is what it is

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Is there anything I can get over the counter?
Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 17 days ago.
  • Discontinue applying all face creams including topical steroids, cosmetics and sunscreens (zero therapy).
  • Wash the face with warm water alone while the rash is present. When it has cleared up, use a non-soap bar or liquid cleanser if you wish.
  • Choose a liquid or gel sunscreen.
Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 17 days ago.

any treatments will be prescription if this doesn't work

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Thank you.
Expert:  the-good-doctor replied 17 days ago.

you are very welcome :)