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Cracks at corner of mouth after oral?

Cracks at corner of mouth after oral?

Friction, drying: I assume you mean after oral sex you find cracks in the corners of your mouth. It's not serious, in all likelihood. There is a small chance that you have a sexually transmitted disease on your lips, and that requires treatment. But more likely is that the friction and motion of the sex act, plus perhaps the drying quality of genital secretions on your lips, combine to cause the cracking. Lubricate. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I have cracks at corner of mouth. What can I do?

I have cracks at corner of mouth. What can I do?

Angular chelitis: Angular chelitis(cuts at the corners of the mouth) can have an etiology from bacteria, fungus, a loss in vertical dimension, or iron deficiencies. See your dentist for proper care as soon as possible. Proper diagnosis is key for proper treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cracks at corner of mouth?

What is the definition or description of: Cracks at corner of mouth?

Fissures: The corners of the mouth (angles) are the oral commissures. There can be small fissures in that area. ...Read more

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Is there a dental condition that could cause swelling under the lip? It will itch for a.second.then swell then go away cracks at corner of mouth to

Is there a dental condition that could cause swelling under the lip? It will itch for a.second.then swell then go away cracks at corner of mouth to

Angular cheilitis: Could be either an impetigo-type skin infection or a yeast infection or both. Try an antibiotic ointment alternating with an antifungal cream like clotrimazole and see your primary care doctor for further treatment. It can also happen from malabsorption or malnutrition. B-complex vitamin supplement and iron may help. Also, avoid lip-licking and moisturize at night with lip balm or vaseline. ...Read more

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Can thrush cause white flakiness on skin and cracks at corner of mouth? How do you get rid of it without prescription? Prescriptions are not effective

Can thrush cause white flakiness on skin and cracks at corner of mouth? How do you get rid of it without prescription? Prescriptions are not effective

Angular chili this: The cracking at the angles of the mouth is usually from yeast. More likely in diabetics, those who have been on antibiotics, or denture wearers. Often responds to topical anti fungal creams such as lotrimin (clotrimazole). If it doesn't improve then get fasting blood sugar blood test. ...Read more

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Cracks in corners of mouth for a few days. Tried blister, lip balm, vaseline. None have helped and seems like it's made it worse. Help! what do I use?

Cracks in corners of mouth for a few days. Tried blister, lip balm, vaseline. None have helped and seems like it's made it worse. Help! what do I use?

Two creams: Try mixing an over the counter cortisone cream and anti-fungal cream in equal amounts. Applied at several times a day. If that does not work i would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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The cracks in the corner of mouth won't heal. What do you recommend?

The cracks in the corner of mouth won't heal. What do you recommend?

Angular Chelitis: You probably have angular chelitis though generally there is some itching or burning associated with it but not always. One thing that can cause this is eating a lot of acid containing foods like tomatoes or oranges. You might try using Hydrocortisone cream over the counter 4-5 times a day but will most likely need prescritption strength to clear it up. Your dentist is the best person to see. ...Read more

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I am experiencing painful cracks at the corners of mouth. It's angular cheiltis, It has been flaring up a lot lately and won't go away after 3 weeks?

I am experiencing  painful cracks at the corners of mouth. It's angular cheiltis, It has been flaring up a lot lately and won't go away after 3 weeks?

Cheilitis: Angular cheilitis can be caused by a fungal infection, in which case lotrimin lotion can help. If there is a bacterial infection then antibacterial ointment, or it may get better simply by applying petroleum jelly to the cracked areas. Best to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing mouth pain. The following also describe me: Mouth sores, Lip swelling, and Painful cracks at the corners of mouth. What should I do?

I am experiencing  mouth pain. The following also describe me: Mouth sores, Lip swelling, and Painful cracks at the corners of mouth. What should I do?

See doctor: If this has been present for a few days, it is likely from canker sores which will heal in about a week. If this is a chronic problem, you will need to see your doctor to find out. Have you had your teeth and gum cleaned by a dental hygienist lately? Do you brush and floss your teeth (although there is controversy over flossing) regularly? ...Read more

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I am experiencing lip blister. The following also describe me: Mouth sores and Painful cracks at the corners of mouth.i am worried it could be a wart?

I am experiencing  lip blister. The following also describe me: Mouth sores and Painful cracks at the corners of mouth.i am worried it could be a wart?

See a dentist: See a dentist for an evaluation as to proper diagnosis and treatment as appropriate. Sounds like you may have more than one thing going on. ...Read more

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I am experiencing painful cracks at the corners of mouth and sore throat. The following also describes me: Cough. What should I do?

I am experiencing  painful cracks at the corners of mouth and sore throat. The following also describes me: Cough. What should I do?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. You symptoms are suggestive of nutritional deficiency and you may wish to try taking multivitamins for a few days, if that does not help, please see a doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I am experiencing mouth sores, mouth pain, and blisters in the mouth but not lip blister, painful cracks at the corners of mouth, gum sores, white patches inside mouth, gum pain, mouth tingling, sensitive gums, and rash.

I am experiencing  mouth sores, mouth pain, and blisters in the mouth but not lip blister, painful cracks at the corners of mouth, gum sores, white patches inside mouth, gum pain, mouth tingling, sensitive gums, and rash.

Diagnosis: You have quite a number of symptoms. This requires a medical and dental history and a one on one clinical exam. You should consult with both your physician and your dentist for a proper diagnosis and recommended treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing mouth sores, painful cracks at the corners of mouth, painful swollen joints (better by: anti-inflammatory medication, rest) (side...

I am experiencing mouth sores, painful cracks at the corners of mouth, painful swollen joints (better by: anti-inflammatory medication, rest) (side...

Behçet's disease: It could be Behcet's. This is an autoimmune process that causes mucosal lesions and muscle/joint pain. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation or referral to Rheumatology. ...Read more

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