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What You Need To Know About Perioral Dermatitis

What is it? Perioral dermatitis (PD) is a very common condition of the facial skin, consisting of small inflammatory rashes, sometimes red in colour, that appear around the mouth, seemingly out of nowhere, especially in women of menstruating age. It is frequently undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, and acts like a cross between acne and eczema. The fact that these two diseases behave very differently may, in part, explain why it is so poorly understood, and so troublesome to treat. This blog is an effort to understand perioral dermatitis a bit more and suggest a gentle skincare regime that would help you.  Why does it happen? Every case of perioral dermatitis is different. In some cases, it is clear cut, and directly...

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