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I am having rash around my mouth and GP says it’s perioral

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I am having rash around my mouth and GP says it’s perioral dermatitis need a second opionion
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Telephone consultation with GP and suggested Daktacort
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I read to see I shouldn’t be using steroids but Daktacort has
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Zee J replied 17 days ago.

Hello and thanks for your question. I’d be pleased to assist you. Kindly answer following questions for further advice:

Age? Male or female?

Past medical history?

Any medicines using?

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Female, 37, bought metronidazole from online pharmacy for perioral dermatitis
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Not on any regular medication
Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I need to speak to a dermatologist
Expert:  Zee J replied 16 days ago.


Kindly upload picture

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
File attached (4Z14Z32)
Expert:  Zee J replied 16 days ago.


Yes looks like perioral dermatitis

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
What could be the treatment?
Expert:  Zee J replied 16 days ago.

Initial treatment is usually topical like metronidazole cream or erythromycin cream or pimecrolimus cream

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Metronidazole 0.75percent cream. Is it twice a day or once daily
Expert:  Zee J replied 16 days ago.

Once daily for 6-8 weeks

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
K thanks for your time
Expert:  Zee J replied 16 days ago.

You are welcome

Please do let me know if you have any further questions in future I would be happy to answer

Best of luck