The exact cause of perioral dermatitis is unknown. Misuse of steroid creams may play a role.
Small, red, pus-filled bumps and mild peeling of the skin around the mouth are symptoms. The condition can also affect the skin around the nose, cheeks, and eyes.
A combination of self-care steps and medications, including topical agents, can help treat perioral dermatitis.
Last Updated Jun 13, 2017