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I have perioral dermatitis. I have seen a Dr, who has given…

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Hi, I have perioral dermatitis. I have seen a Dr, who has given me a course of Doxycyline 100mg daily for 3 weeks. I saw him 2 weeks ago and since the dermatitis has spread beneath my jaw line and up and beneath my nose. Should I ask for a referral to a Dermatologist or are you able to provide me with advise. thank you.

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Are you having any breathing problems?

It started in a very small area on my chin in May. I saw a GP then and was given a cortisone cream which didn't help. went back and was given the same thing. In the last 8 weeks it as spread quite considerably.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No. no known allergies, no medication and no illness of note

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I am ready for work and have makeup on to conceal it. I am a nurse and have sort a medical officers review who has confirmed it is dermatitis. I am an early again tomorrow and could send a photo then
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
do you have any suggestions of treatment?

OK

It sounds more like cheilitis and that's a fungal rather than a bacterial condition

If I were your doctor I would treat it with a combination of ketoconazole cream and oral Diflucan

Please let me know if you need any more information

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Do I need a script for the above or is it something I can get over the counter

You can try over the counter clotrimazole cream--it's a first cousin of ketoconazole

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Looking at some images of Chelilitis, my skin condition doesn't affect the lips or inside the lip.

It doesn't have to me just in or around the lips

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Have attached an image of what it looks like
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
this is how it looked in May, now this rash is all along and beneath my chin and toward the nares.

Got it--thanks

That would definitely correspond to fungal

Give the clotrimazole cream a try

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Thank you, ***** *****

My pleasure

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