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A 34-year-old female asked about a 6-year-old female:

my daughter has developed a rash on corners of mouth. red, flat, and has very small dots at edges. no oozing or pustules. ?

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Dr. Dareen Siri faaaai facaai fisaai
Allergy and Immunology 21 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 can affect the mouth, viral infections, yeast infections, bacterial infections, atopic dermatitis/eczema, food allergy, contact dermatitis (for example to toothpaste or Chapstick), to name a few. Getting a check by your physician is usually best.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2015

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