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red rash on my chin, Not ichy
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red rash on my chin, Not ichy

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hello! i need your help! i've never had any problem with my skin, i'm 25 years old. But suddenly, i keep getting this red dots on my chin mostly, here are some pictures of it, i was thinking it could be a food allergy, but i am eating as always,i haven't start anything new. please let me know if i can do anything to get rid of it
thank you
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Hello,
It can be due to folliculitis or perioral dermatitis. It mostly effects women and appear around the nose, mouth and eyes. Treatment consists of oral antibiotics like tetracyclines and anti-inflammatory drugs. A mild soap or soap substitute, such as Dove or Cetaphil should be used for washing. Scrubbing should be avoided.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.


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