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Posted on Mon, 7 Aug 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: I have a rash around my mouth red with white pimples on it what can it be .I'm allergic to contrast XXXXXXX
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Folliculitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query and photograph.
It is looking like folliculitis a bacterial infection.
I treat such cases with a combination of oral and topical antibiotics.
Take a course of tablet cefixime 200 mg twice daily for a week in consultation with your doctor and apply ointment mupirocine twice daily for a week.
This combination works well.
This rash might be secondary to an underlying allergic reaction, if you had taken contrast XXXXXXX recently.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Follow up: Dr. Rahul Kumar 17 hours later
can u send a prescription
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 7 hours later
Brief Answer:
Please get it prescribed

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the follow up.
It is not ethical to send on line prescription and also we are not authorized to do so.
Please meet a general practitioner and get these prescribed.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you.
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