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I have red sore splits on the corners of my mouth could someone help me I have had this disorder for about 8 years?

I have red sore splits  on the corners of my mouth could someone  help me I have had this disorder for about 8 years?

Nystatin cream : Nystatin and triamcinolone cream. 30gram tube. Apply after meals and at bedtime, for 10 days to corners of mouth this little known antifungal cream placed on the corners of the mouth several times a day almost always heals this for my patients. Use when you get flare-ups as they will still occur from time to time. Get a prescription for this from your dentist or doctor. ...Read more

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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 red sore splits on the corners of my mouth could someone help me I have had this disorder for about 8 years?

I have red sore splits  on the corners of my mouth could someone  help me I have had this disorder for about 8 years?

Many possible causes: Angular stomatitis or cheilitis is a common disorder with many causes including infections(fungal and bacterial), vit b2 deficiency, iron or zinc deficiency, syndromes like plummer-vinson, excess vit a intake, or from patients with dry lips with a habit of licking their lips excessively, causing chapping and cracking. Any problem lasting 8 yrs should warrant a good workup and exam. ...Read more

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I get splits/cracks in the corner of my mouth from time to time. What's the best way to clear it up. ?

I get splits/cracks in the corner of my mouth from time to time. What's the best way to clear it up. ?

Two steps: 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

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Is my 3yr skin rashes coming form daycare? She gets a rash around her mouth with little splits in the corners first, then eventually all over her body, her mouth and bottom seem affected the most. She used my chap stick once and i got a split in the corne

Is my 3yr skin rashes coming form daycare? She gets a rash around her mouth with little splits in the corners first, then eventually all over her body, her mouth and bottom seem affected the most. She used my chap stick once and i got a split in the corne

This : This may be a condition called hand, foot, mouth disease, which is a mild, contagious viral infection common in young children. It presents with sores in the mouth and a rash on the hands and feet. Other areas of the body can be affected as well, including the buttocks which you mentioned. There is no specific treatment for this condition, as it usually resolves in 1-2 weeks. Your child's pediatrician will be able to tell you if this is what your child is dealing with, or if there is another cause. In the meantime make sure your child's day care practice good hygiene and isolates sick children. Take care. ...Read more

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What do about a split cut in the corner of my mouth?

What do about a split cut in the corner of my mouth?

Angular chelitis: You can apply an otc triple antibiotic ointment or other skin protectant to the area. This problem is sometimes related to a b-vitamin or iron deficiency, so do consider those as underlying causes and speak to your doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Why does the corner of my mouth want to droop? It's been like this for a month. I'm just wanting it to droop already. It's making me anxious.

Why does the corner of my mouth want to droop?  It's been like this for a month.  I'm just wanting it to droop already. It's making me anxious.

Please go to your: Doc. Drooping mouth can be bell's palsy or stroke or something else. If it is a phobia and your doc finds nothing medically wrong please get support from a mental health professional for your anxiety. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have dark horizontal lines that starts from the corner of my mouth. Doesn't hurt or itch and i'm not sure when did it appear. How do I remove these?

I have dark horizontal lines that starts from the corner of my mouth. Doesn't hurt or itch and i'm not sure when did it appear. How do I remove these?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. In the meantime try taking some over the counter multi-vitamin pills, just in-case it is due to vitamin deficiency. ...Read more

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What should I use to treat the cracks in the corner of my mouth?

What should I use to treat the cracks in the corner of my mouth?

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