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is painful cracks at the corners of mouth a symptom of eczema

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Dr. James Goodpaster
29 years experience Dentistry
Third Possibility: It could also be angular chelitis which always occurs in the corners of the mouth. There can be many causes & like herpes & excema is made worse by pe ... Read More

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Low risk: Any open sore can be risk for infection. HIV doesn't survive long at room temperature. Sisk your hands each night clean cool water. When fingertips wr ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No risk: Saliva is a very poor HIV transmitter. Your best bet is to keep your skin healthy and moisturized. Since you have eczema, you are at increased risk of ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No risk: Saliva is a very poor HIV transmitter. Your best bet is to keep your skin healthy and moisturized. Since you have eczema, you are at increased risk of ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Cracks/blisters: Make sure you haven't got into the habit of constantly licking your lips. Sometimes things as simple as petroleum jelly applied to the corner of ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Cheilitis: Angular cheilitis can be caused by a fungal infection, in which case lotrimin lotion can help. If there is a bacterial infection then antibacterial oi ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Angular cheilitis: (angular cheilitis) uncomfortable broken skin at the corners of the lips.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: See a dentist for an evaluation as to proper diagnosis and treatment as appropriate. Sounds like you may have more than one thing going on.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: If this has been present for a few days, it is likely from canker sores which will heal in about a week. If this is a chronic problem, you will need ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Diagnosis: You have quite a number of symptoms. This requires a medical and dental history and a one on one clinical exam. You should consult with both your phy ... Read More

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