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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Hard to tell: Need more info. Are you a mouth breather? Any allergies? Suggest a dental visit to pursue the answer.

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid lip balm: a fungal infection on the lips thrives on moisture and saliva irritation of the lip skin. Avoid licking your lips, lip balm and lipstick until totally ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
26 years experience Dermatology
Not a physician: I'd suggest seeing a physician for the yellow crusts and chapping. I doubt it's a fungal infection- older patients get perlesche a condition that is ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Typically thrush is : on the tongue and cheeks, not on the lip, you can get warts, and glands more commonly on the inside upper lip(there are other differential diagnoses). ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Fungal infection: Clotrimazole is used to treat yeast infections of the vagina, mouth, and skin such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and body ringworm. It can also be use ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
32 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: It is possible to have the above symptom with yeast infection, this could also happen if certain types of condoms or spermicide are used (allergic re ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph De Santi
28 years experience Family Medicine
Fungal Foe: First and foremost, proper identification of the fungus in question is necessary for proper treatment. Scalp infections can be difficult to treat and ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See your doctor: Take your child back to their doctor, there are multiple other medications that can be used.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Yes, perhaps: See your dentist, primary care physician or a dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
8 years experience Urology
fungal infections: Diabetes is the most common cause, if you are not circumcised, poor hygiene can cause them.
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