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Perioral dermatitis is a skin disorder consisting of red bumps and pimple-like lesions on the skin around the mouth, eyes, nose, and forehead. While its exact cause is unknown, it often occurs as a result of using topical steroid creams, cosmetics, or toothpastes that contain sodium lauryl sulphate.

Treatment for perioral dermatitis usually involves avoiding irritants and using either topical or oral antibiotics.

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Perioral Dermatitis Treatments

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What Perioral Dermatitis treatment can do

Perioral dermatitis treatment typically involves a combination of avoiding irritants and using topical or oral medications. The goal is to reduce inflammation and control bacterial growth.

A variety of topical medications can be used to treat perioral dermatitis, including antibiotics (such as metronidazole, erythromycin, or clindamycin), azelaic acid, and calcineurin inhibitors (such as tacrolimus or pimecrolimus).

In more severe cases, oral antibiotics (such as tetracyclines or doxycycline) may be prescribed.

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