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What are treatments for angular chelititis?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Treat the infection&

Angular chelititis has many causes of infectious origin, with local and systemic predisposing factors.
The treatment needs to address all these. There is infection with fungi and sometimes bacteria as well&treated with antibiotics.Sometimes due to herpes.Often there is vitamin&mineral deficiency&iron deficiency and that needs to be corrected.Some cases are due to saliva causing it, and immunity disod.

In brief: Treat the infection&

Angular chelititis has many causes of infectious origin, with local and systemic predisposing factors.
The treatment needs to address all these. There is infection with fungi and sometimes bacteria as well&treated with antibiotics.Sometimes due to herpes.Often there is vitamin&mineral deficiency&iron deficiency and that needs to be corrected.Some cases are due to saliva causing it, and immunity disod.
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