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My girlfriend's dealing w/ red, enflamed sores around her mouth since thanksgiving 2013. 8 weeks. Nothing has seem to improve cept lotrimin. Fungus?

My girlfriend's dealing w/ red, enflamed sores around her mouth since thanksgiving 2013. 8 weeks. Nothing has seem to improve cept lotrimin. Fungus?

Herpes simplex?: This sounds superficially like herpes, but without seeing them there is no way to be sure. May be yeast infection but that would be very very unusual. She needs to be seen and examined by a knowledgeable physician. Good luck. ...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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Could I be resistant to clotrimazole after applying it to a fungal infection under my lip for 2 months now?

Could I be resistant to clotrimazole after applying it to a fungal infection under my lip for 2 months now?

Fungal infection: Clotrimazole is used to treat yeast infections of the vagina, mouth, and skin such as athlete's foot, jock itch, and body ringworm. It can also be used to prevent oral thrush in certain patients. It is entirely possible that the particular fungus you are treating is resistant. ...Read more

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Can I use clotrimazole on lip fungus?

Can I use clotrimazole on lip fungus?

Its ok: Over-the-counter Clotrimazole products are usually intended to treat athlete's foot. Clotrimazole can be applied to the face if needed but you should avoid contact with the eyes and mucous membranes. If the rash does not improve, see your doctor, . ...Read more

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Is it safe to apply Candid cream ( clotrimazole) around vagina? Can clotrimazole cream cause infertility if applied inside vagina and inner lips?

Is it safe to apply Candid cream
( clotrimazole) around vagina?
Can clotrimazole cream cause infertility if applied inside vagina and inner lips?

Safe: Clotrimazole cream is safe to apply in or around the vagina. It is frequently prescribed to be used vaginally for yeast infections. It won't cause infertility. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Had a yeast infection week and a half ago, treated with diflucan and clotrimazole cream. Can too much cream cause swelling and red of the vagina lips?

Had a yeast infection week and a half ago, treated with diflucan and clotrimazole cream. Can too much cream cause swelling and red of the vagina lips?

Possibly: Excessive application can cause some irritation, or this could represent an allergic reaction or sensitivity to the medication. Follow up with your provider to determine if you are sensitive/allergic. ...Read more

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Can hydrogen peroxide be used with clotrimazole mouth wash?

Can hydrogen peroxide be used with clotrimazole mouth wash?

Yeast: If you have an oral yeast infection, then use the clotrimazole. There isn't a benefit of adding peroxide to it. All that would do is dilute the mouthinse. ...Read more

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When i open my mouth wide my lips tend to get ashy n very dry. Why is that happening?

When i open my mouth wide my lips tend to get ashy n very dry. Why is that happening?

Dry Lips: Some of us are more prone to dry lips than others. It is sometimes due to mild dehydration. It sometimes gets worse as the weather gets colder. I recommend vaseline or a soothing lip balm continuously. As always, stay well hydrated. ...Read more

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Keep getting cuts on each side of my mouth even though my lips aren't dry?

Keep getting cuts on each side of my mouth even though my lips aren't dry?

Angular chelitis...: ...Is the name of the condition that causes cracks in the corners of your lips. May be diet related. You may also have a herpes virus problem. Take your cracked lips into your dentist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I have dried lips ? My lips are very big and there's always flakes at the mouth of my lips. I have had it for over 5 years. Please help me .

Why do I have dried lips ? 

My lips are very big and there's always flakes at the mouth of my lips. 
I have had it for over 5 years.
Please help me .

That's a long time: May be lip eczema that doesn't get a chance to heal fully. A dermatologist can help. Sometimes a primary care doctor can resolve the problem, but after 5 years, it is fine to see a dermatologist, and perhaps an allergist and an ENT doctor. While waiting for the appointment, avoid anything that irritates lips (like spicy hot sauce). One may be allergic to some lip balm ingredients (bring to appt). ...Read more

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I see people all the time with nice soft looking lips. And my mouth is constantly dry, any tips?

I see people all the time with nice soft looking lips. And my mouth is constantly dry, any tips?

Dehydration.: These findings could be due to dehydration but could be caused by other issues. If the symptoms do not resolve after proper fluid intake, go see your regular doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Clotrimazole (Definition)

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Dr. Payam Rafat
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Lotrimin (Definition)

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