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dry patch of skin around mouth?

Hi! My daughter (18 months) has developed a little patch of dry skin to the left of her mouth. Im not sure if it is from the weather (we are in WI), or maybe from her pacifier? I am just curious if anyone knows what it may be, or what I should try?

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itsbree2you

Asked by itsbree2you at 7:49 AM on Jan. 6, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • I would take her to the doc. She might have a allergy.
    sexyfancyface

    Answer by sexyfancyface at 7:51 AM on Jan. 6, 2011

  • If sucking on the pacifier is keeping drool on the corner of her mouth, that could do it. Pacifiers can also cause kids to get a general rash around their mouths. Try a little dab of petroleum jelly on it a couple of times a day, and if it's not getting better in 48 hours, talk to your pediatrician.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 7:57 AM on Jan. 6, 2011

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