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Redness around corners of mouth

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Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Would : Would see a doctor when this is present to determine if it is food related or due to a lack of something.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Sight : Sight unseen, from your description, it sounds like it may be angular chelitis. So many different causes, should be diagnosed and treated by a trusted... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Eczema: Sounds like dry skin and eczema. Try using a daily moisturizer and apply over the counter Hydrocortisone cream twice a day. If it continues see your d... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need for evaluation: It would require a detailed history and examination to arrive at a diagnosis. It may be due to nutritional deficiency, depending on your diet and any ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Holzapfel
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
Ointment: It sounds like you may have some mild burns from the hair removal laser. Any cracks or blisters should be covered with antibiotic ointment and kept c... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Allergy and Immunology 22 years experience
Angular cheilitis: A rash at both corners of the mouth simultaneously is angular cheilitis. Different causes may include vitamin deficiency, an autoimmune condition that... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Cheilitis: Possibly a low-grade fungal infection. You could try some OTC clotrimazole cream and see if that helps.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Could be: Sometimes it is a mild yeast infection and using a topical anti-fungal may help.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Various: B vitamin deficiency, allergy to foods, candida. Mangos are a culprit in poison ivy type response.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry 13 years experience
Irritation: You may have a few different things. It could be an area that doesn't dry out much (licking) and may or may not have a fungal infection, possible vir... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Re: Angular cheilis: Angular cheilitis is an irritation or infection of the corners of the mouth with various possible causes, overly damp skin from drooling at night or o... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Cheilitis: Cheilitis develops more as a result of local factors at the angle of the mouth than from any introduced fungus. The fungus that causes cheilitis is u... Read More
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