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my son has these two red circles on the side of his mouth and there starting to get hard wgat is it

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Angular cheilitis?: This cold be irritation plus yeast infection which can be treated with mycology ointment. It starts with saliva irritating the skin. Avoid lollipops, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
Least Possibility: You are 16 only. Anyways, make a trip to your pediatrician/ family doc's office to have an exam and diagnosis.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
A Brief Reminder:: I'll be brief: If you really have purpleish blotches on the roof of your mouth that won't go away in, say, 1-2 weeks or are getting worse before then ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Angular cheilitis: This is result of saliva collecting in corner of mouth and allowing yeast to form. A topical anti yeast cream such as micatin (miconazole) coukd help. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shontae Buffington
16 years experience Pediatrics
Possible irritation: Sometimes drool, food remnants, irritation from pacifiers/fingers/toys, or even wipes, creams or lotions near the mouth can irritate the sensitive del ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Mcgraw
19 years experience Pediatrics
Drooling: It is common to get a drooling rash but if area is kept dry (well as dry as possible at that age) and does not get better or if it worsens or has any ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Cyst?: A dermatologist to see this lesion because it is so atypical to have a lesion of some size suddenly on the head of young person without preceding trau ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Hemmers
19 years experience Allergy
Yes.: There are clues that may better predict whether there is a true peanut allergy. How immediate was the reaction? How long did it last? Is there a prior ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marguerite Myers
44 years experience Dentistry
Difficult to say: Please seek the help of a local dentist. You may have one of many different conditions including: canker sores, allergies, gum disease, a dental abces ... Read More

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