Perioral dermatitis is an erythematous eruption of small papules and papulopustules with a distribution primarily around the mouth. It can also affect the skin around the eyes (periocular dermatitis). It is a poorly named condition as it is not a dermatitis. This chapter is set out as follows:
Perioral dermatitis is a rash that develops around the mouth – the word ‘perioral’ meaning ‘around the mouth’, and ‘dermatitis’ meaning ‘inflammation of the skin’. Typically, small red or pink lumpy spots develop on the skin anywhere around the outside of the mouth.
Periorificial dermatitis is a common facial skin problem characterised by groups of itchy or tender small red papules. It is given this name because the papules occur around the eyes, the nostrils, the mouth and occasionally, the genitals.
Perioral dermatitis is a common transient, recurrent or persistent rash affecting the muzzle area, hence its name. However, it often also affects skin adjacent to the eyes or nose, and sometimes around the anus or vagina, where it is more appropriately named ” periorificial dermatitis“.
Perioral dermatitis is an inflammatory rash involving the skin around the mouth. The rash may spread up to the nose or even the eyes. In that case, it’s referred to as periorificial dermatitis. It…
Peri-oral dermatitis is a common skin condition that more commonly affects women aged 20 to 50 years old. It usually causes persistent redness or small bumps (pap- ules) and sometimes pus containing spots (pustules).
Perioral dermatitis presents as an eruption of erythematous papules, pustules and papulovesicles, most frequently seen in women. The aetiology of perioral dermatitis is unknown but it is associated with direct or indirect use of topical steroids for minor skin problems.
Perioral dermatitis is a skin condition that causes red spots, pustules, scaling and redness. The skin becomes very sensitive. Many sufferers will also complain of stinging, burning and itching too. Perioral dermatitis is when this rash occurs around the mouth.
Perioral dermatitis (POD) is a rash that involves the skin around the mouth. The rash of POD is bumpy and scaly in appearance. There may be itching and pain, along with the discharge of clear fluid from the rash. POD mostly occurs in women and children.
For the past year, I have battled a skin condition called Perioral Dermatitis. This is the unfortunate combination of acne and eczema that usually appears around the mouth, but in my case appeared around my mouth and other parts of my face. Over the past year, I have tried just about everything to heal this condition. I put yogurt on my face.