Feb 13, 2007
Hi my name is anthony I have cheilitis for about 6 mounths now and it will not go away its like cracks on the corners of my mouth what should I use to make it go away please help. Thank you!!!!!
Response from Dr. Wohl
It is likely a fungus. Get some ketoconazole cream from your pharmacy (used for jock itch) and place a dab or two on the corners of your mouth twice a day.
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