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Dry skin around mouth

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: August 16, 2021 9:05 AM
Anonymous 9 months

I think I have skin allergies around my mouth. When I wake up in the morning, the skin around my mouth will be dry so I have to put some petroleum jelly. May I know what is cause of this problem and how to cure this.

Thank you

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 9 months
General Practitioner

Thank you for reaching out to us.

We understand you have been experiencing symptoms of dry skin around the mouth area when you wake up in the morning. There are several reasons why this occurs :

  • excessive washing of the face
  • allergies to face products
  • dehydration
  • skin infection
  • cold temperature of the room
  • perioral dermatitis

We encourage you to speak to a dermatologist regarding your issue for a better understanding of the cause and its treatment. You may contact our dermatologist online for advise regarding your problem.

We hope that our answer has been helpful, thank you!

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Last Updated: Mon Aug 16 2021 09:05:50 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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