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Cracks At Corner Of Mouth After Oral
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
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
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
Fissures: The corners of the mouth (angles) are the oral commissures. There can be small fissures in that area. ...Read more
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
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
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
Physcogeninic disorder? I said I swellin under My lip that itches and would go away after a few mins. Nd.crack at corner of mouth doc on heresaidthat??
Lip Symptoms: Use a water soluble cream regularly on the area ...Read more
Have dry patch at left corner of mouth. Not just cracked corner, more like rash. Doesn't itch. I drink plenty of water and try to get needed vitamins.?
Possible impetigo: If the patch is like a red rash and a little bit painful, it might be a staph/strep infection...often called impetigo. You could try otc antibiotic ointment (I prefer bacitracin) but if it doesn't respond, see your PCP...or consider a consult with HealhTAP with telemedicine level contact. ...Read more
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
What causes white flakes at the corner of the mouth and causes cracks which makes it harder to open the mouth?
Cracks: Dermatologist might help if causing discomfort.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ointment: A and d ointment usually works well. This has those 2 vitamins in it. Also, resist the urge to lick your lips, and keep them lubricated with lip balm of some kind. See your dentist if you have worn down teeth or dentures, as this may be partly causing it. Check your diet for sufficient vit. C. Good luck. ...Read more
Angular cheilitis: It may be angular cheilitis. See your doctor and let them look at it. ...Read more
Angular cheilitis: (angular cheilitis) uncomfortable broken skin at the corners of the lips. ...Read more
Rarely Vitamin C: Could be a variety causes including yeast infection or significant change in the way your teeth meet (occlusion) so that you close down further thereby irritating the corners of your mouth. See a dentist first. If it's just dry, irritated skin, you could try a;d ointment consistently used daily for 2 weeks can heal these irritations. ...Read more
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
I get splits/cracks in the corner of my mouth from time to time. What's the best way to clear it up.?
Short term, try ointments such as Aquaphor.
Long term, please have your B-12 level checked since B12 Deficiency can cause cracked lip corners known as angular cheilitis. ...Read more
I noticed crack/sores on corner of both sides of mouth what could this be? What causes this! How do I treat its painful.?
Sounds like: It may be angular cheilitis sometimes caused by a fungal or bacterial infection. See your dentist or md for a proper diagnosis. Treatment is often an antifungal cream. ...Read more
I have cracks on the corner or my mouth and it hurts when I open my mouth wide or stretch it I am worried it is warts but don't know what to do?
Angular cheilitis?: A person with signs of angular cheilitis can be checked by a doctor to see if there is a lip eczema problem, an oral herpes problem, or signs of vitamin deficiency. Angular cheilitis is the cracking at the corners of the mouth, with some inflammation and probably some candidal yeast overgrowth. A little clotrimazole antifungal cream and a little hydrocortisone cream for a week may make it better. ...Read more
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?
Unlikely: Based on your description of 'cracked' lips, it's unlikely to be herpes. Furthermore, herpes is also unlikely to affect both corners of your mouth at the same time. You either have chronic dry lips, in which case the simple use of a lip balm daily would help. However, sometimes a fungal infection can also cause this. See you dentist. He or she can give a special medicine which help. ...Read more
I have cracks in my mouth corners that keep reoccurring. I've tried antifungal and cortisone as well as lip blame etc... What else could it be?
Angular cheilitis: The cause is secondary to overgrowth of microorganisms at the corners of the mouth (usually the yeast candida albicans). The treatment is to treat the yeast with medicine such as Nystatin and/or by addressing some of the causes which lead to the overgrowth in the first place (excessive saliva pooling at the corners of the mouth, lip licking). See your dermatologist and/or dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
Angular Chelitis: The condition you have may be Angular Chelitis. When this condition is present, the underlying cause must be identified. Dietary causes as well as anemia and infectious etiologies are all possibilities. You need an in person exam to evaluate the potential causes of this condition. Your physician can decide treatment of the underlying cause. ...Read more
Have a small cut on the corner of my mouth from drooling, it cracks and hurts when I open my mouth, how can I help heal this?
What causes the corner of your mouth to crack open even though your lips are not chapped or anything?
B deficiency: Riboflavin can help heal take 1 tab three times a day for 10 days. ...Read more
Cheilosis may be a manifestation of vitamin b2, vitamin b6, Folic Acid (vitamin b9), iron or zinc deficiency. It is also encountered in crohn's disease, acrodermatitis enteropathica, alcoholism, celiac disease and malabsorption syndrome.
The cause has to be established and the vitamin and mineral deficiency or the underlying disorder has to be treated. ...Read more
The corners of my mouth are cracked and sore, is it true that colde sores blister and eczema doesn't?
Third Possibility: It could also be angular chelitis which always occurs in the corners of the mouth. There can be many causes & like herpes & excema is made worse by periods of stress. Your dentist should be able to help determine what's going on and how best to treat it. Cold sores do generally blister or "come to a head" while eczema generally doesn't. Angular chelitis does not either. ...Read more
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