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Causes on the Face Around the Mouth

Contact Dermatitis


Perioral dermatitis is a scaly rash occurring around the mouth. According to the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, it is commonly brought on by long-term use of encounter Lotions, topical steroids and inhaled steroid sprays. Perioral dermatitis is diagnosed by professionals through physical examination, and will normally recommend that patients discontinue using the goods that are offending. This sometimes causes the condition to worsen before improvement happens. The condition might return afterwards, although it will generally subside.

Contact dermatitis happens after coming into contact with irritants or allergens. Contact dermatitis may be experienced by people around the mouth from severe skincare items, annoying makeup or poison ivy. Additionally, it may result from an allergy where symptoms result from the immune reaction of the body to the offending agent. Contact dermatitis appears as red, itchy and painful bumps. Scratching at the bumps can lead to disease, which will make the place feel and look worse. Identification is made through thorough history, physical examination and perhaps an allergy test. Corticosteroids can be crucial for cases that are serious, although treatment generally requires avoiding the irritant.

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