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Doctor insights on: Painful Cracks At The Corners Of Mouth

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I noticed crack/sores on corner of both sides of mouth what could this be? What causes this! how do I treat its painful. ?

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

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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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Ate a lot of pineapple today. The corners of mouth are really irritated now. How do I get rid of the irritation. What caused it?

Lip irritation: Pineapple has enzymes that can breakdown tissues and cause bleeding. These are concentrated in the core. .There are also many people who are allergic to pineapple. Fortunately this will heal quickly. In the meantime avoid spicy and acidic foods that can make it more sensitive. Lip balm will help the corners of. Your mouth. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

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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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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

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Cracked corners of mouth, is it herpes?

Cracked corners of mouth, is it herpes?

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

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Hie, every time I kiss a ma boyfriend get cracks at both corners of my mouth. It looks like angular cheilitis. i have spoken to him about it but he felt like I was accusing him so he got cross with me. He too looks like he has got angular cheilitis. He h

Hie, every time I kiss a ma boyfriend  get cracks at both corners of my mouth. It looks like angular cheilitis. i have spoken to him about it but he felt like I was accusing him so he got cross with me. He too looks like he has got angular cheilitis. He h

See below: Many factors contribute to angular cheilitis with the end result being overgrowth of Candida or bacteria that are normally present in the mouth. The condition is not considered to be contagious. For more information see:.. http://bit.ly/1EbRzry and http://bit.ly/1GxjVfs ...Read more