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I suspect that I have angular cheilitis (have not been officially diagnosed). What causes this, so I know how to prevent it? Any home remedies?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Angular cheilitis

Angular cheilitis can have many causes.
They tend to be grouped into infectious causes, allergic causes, and nutritional deficiencies, often iron or B vitamins. You should see your doctor to get checked and find the reason for your problem. Good luck.

In brief: Angular cheilitis

Angular cheilitis can have many causes.
They tend to be grouped into infectious causes, allergic causes, and nutritional deficiencies, often iron or B vitamins. You should see your doctor to get checked and find the reason for your problem. Good luck.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: ? Vitamin deficiency

Vitamin B2 deficiency can be a cause, besides other causes as bad teeth or gum disease, ask your pharmacist about a vitamin preparation with high vit b2 content, another source is yeast tablets.
If no improvement, see your dentist / primary doctor

In brief: ? Vitamin deficiency

Vitamin B2 deficiency can be a cause, besides other causes as bad teeth or gum disease, ask your pharmacist about a vitamin preparation with high vit b2 content, another source is yeast tablets.
If no improvement, see your dentist / primary doctor
Dr. Al Hegab
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