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I have cheilosis it never goes away what is the effective treatment ?

I have cheilosis it never goes away what is the effective treatment ?

Topical: Treatments for actinic cheilitis can be anything from topical prescription creams, to laser, microdermabrasion, liquid nitrogen. You are young so likely not squamous cell cancer, but make sure that you have been correctly diagnosed. ...Read more

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I have perleche, have tried everything for the last month, what can I do?

I have perleche, have tried everything for the last month, what can I do?

Yeast: Usually these are caused by a simple fungus or yeast infection. Anti-fungal medications are readily available everywhere without a doctor's prescription. ...Read more

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10mth has had Perleche for four mths now. Nystatin didn't help at all have tried everythig even vitams. Is there a stronger med? Please help my baby

10mth has had Perleche for four mths now. Nystatin didn't help at all have tried everythig even vitams. Is there a stronger med? Please help my baby

Perleche: Kind of rare in an infant, and stays that long, other antifungal agents, or antibiotics may be used, but isolated angular cheilitis in an infant resisting treatment is uncommon, better revise the diagnosis with your doctor or seek a second opinion of a dermatologist, good luck ...Read more

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What can cause angular cheilitis?

Chelitis: Many conditions and factors can precipitate transient or chronic cheilitis, including overexposure to the sun, nutritional deficiencies, allergies, medications, dehydration, diet and certain systemic diseases. Transient cheilitis typically requires no medical intervention. Treatment for chronic cheilitis depends on the underlying cause. ...Read more

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How to cure my angular cheilitis?

Dry and anti fungal.: Keep corners of your mouth as dry as possible. A topical anti fungal will often resolve this. Use for 10 days after resolution of symptoms to ensure yeast is gone. ...Read more

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I have angular chelitis. What can I do?

I have angular chelitis. What can I do?

Lotrimin/Bacitracin: Angular cheilitis can be helped by applying clotrimazole cream, then bacitracin ointment, 2-3 x per day. Both of these are over-the-counter. ...Read more

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Angular cheilitis cracking, advice on meds?

Angular cheilitis cracking, advice on meds?

Chelitis: Many conditions and factors can precipitate transient or chronic cheilitis, including overexposure to the sun, nutritional deficiencies, allergies, medications, dehydration, diet and certain systemic diseases. Transient cheilitis typically requires no medical intervention. Treatment for chronic cheilitis depends on the underlying cause. ...Read more

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What should I do to take care of angular cheilitis?

What should I do to take care of angular cheilitis?

Steroid cream: Angular cheilitis could be a sign of vitamin or mineral deficiency including iron. Consider evaluating your diet and vitamin/mineral intake and consider seeing a dermatologist if it doesn't clear up for a steroid cream or other treatment. ...Read more

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What causes angular cheilitis and how can one treat it?

What causes angular cheilitis and how can one treat it?

Angular Cheilitis: Some causes are iron deficiency anemia, vitamin b2 deficiency, zinc deficiency, old age with missing teeth, chapped lips from cold weather, fungal infection, or medications that dry the skin. Treatment is treating the cause, such as topical antibiotics or vitamin supplement. ...Read more