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Is it safe to dab a little loprox (ciclopirox) in the corner of the mouth for angular chelitis? Some places say it's toxic if ingested. Is viaderm, hydrocortisone, or bactroban (mupirocin) safer/more effective?

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In brief: Chelosis

It is safe to use.

In brief: Chelosis

It is safe to use.
Dr. Salvador Badillo
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Dr. John Chiu
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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: Thin layer on a Qtip

Do not ingest; use a qtip am/pm and apply a very thin layer- 5 days only.

In brief: Thin layer on a Qtip

Do not ingest; use a qtip am/pm and apply a very thin layer- 5 days only.
Dr. Philip Miller
Dr. Philip Miller
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