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rosacea and perioral dermatitis

Postby Guest Posts on Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:55 am

I have rosacea and perioral dermatitis, the rosacea seems calmer these days, Using efracea in the mornings (40mg)
Rozex cream and soolantra in the evening but I feel the P.O.D is getting worse any advice pls
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Re: rosacea and perioral dermatitis

Postby Julie Van Onselen on Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:48 pm

Managing facial skin conditions can be difficult when you have two different diagnosis. Perioral dermatitis is treated with oral antibiotics, so you have appropriate treatment; however it is possible the rosacea treatments may be irritating your perioral dermatitis while treating your rosacea. I suggest you return to your GP or dermatologist for a treatment review as it may be appropriate to try an alternative oral antibiotic. Generally with rosacea treatments, a two month rule showed be followed, so try a treatment regimen for two months then assess, as improvement may take weeks rather than days.
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