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i have skin cracking in the corners of my mouth?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Angular chelitis: Angular cheilitis is an inflammatory condition that occurs in 1 or both angles of the mouth. This condition typically presents with erythema, painful cracking, scaling, bleeding, and ulceration at the corners of the mouth.Angular cheilitis can occur spontaneously but more often develops in those who wear oral dentures and appliances, those who are required to wear masks as part of their occupation.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012
Dr. Christopher Moeller
37 years experience Dermatology
Chelitis: The best treatment i know is desonide ointment 4/ day.
Answered on Oct 3, 2017
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