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redness around corners of mouth

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Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
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
40 years experience Dentistry
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cheilitis: First make sure you are not on a fad diet that depletes nutrients and vitamins. Cheilitis (lips) and glossitis (tongue) are classic for vitamin defic ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
49 years experience Pathology
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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
HSV: This is likely a muted manifestation of herpes simplex, more commonly you would have had some blisters there. It is usually self limited.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allison Holzapfel
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
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
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dareen Siri faaaai facaai fisaai
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dareen Siri faaaai facaai fisaai
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Cheilitis: Possibly a low-grade fungal infection. You could try some OTC clotrimazole cream and see if that helps.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Seems like cold sore: Your description sounds like that of a cold sore, which appears as groupings of little fluid-filled vesicles about the corners of the mouth, not both ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Dry skin or infectio: Could be dry skin --use humidifier in room & lotion: if makes it worse could be Angular stomatitis (for mouth issue) which can be due to: long lis ... Read More
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