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What can I do for cracks on the side of my mouth?

What can I do for cracks on the side of my mouth?

CRACKS MOUTH CORNERS: Without looking i couldn't be sure, but it sounds as if you have a condition called, angular stomatitis or perleche. Often due to a yeast infection. Stop chewing gum, use a mild toothpaste (tom's of maine is a good one); don't eat raw fruit without cutting it up. A prescription product called mycolog cream can sometimes help. ...Read more

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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

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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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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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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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Corner of mouth outside is red/painful it cracks and peels no apparent bump/acne/hair follicle etc sometimes goes almost all away then comes back?

Corner of mouth outside is red/painful it cracks and peels no apparent bump/acne/hair follicle etc sometimes goes almost all away then comes back?

Angular cheilitis: Multifactorial disorder of infectious origin. The sores are often infected with fungi (yeasts), or sometimes bacteria, or both. Several nutritional deficiency states of vitamins or minerals have been linked to AC. It is thought that in about 25% of people with AC, iron deficiency or deficiency of B vitamins are involved. Keep a good oral hygiene, try to eat healthier and take a good multi-vitamin. ...Read more

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I have white cracks on the corners of my mouth?

I have white cracks on the corners of my mouth?

Angular Cheilitis: Or cracks at the corners of the mouth. The most common cause of the cracks is a fungal infection. Home remedies for cracked corners of the mouth include drinking plenty of water and using a lip balm that contains beeswax or petroleum jelly. Stay away from treatments or creams containing alcohol or menthol. Rec.: if concerned see your dentist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more