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Angular Chelitis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible to get AC 6 months after possible exposure?

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angular chelitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a exposure over 3 months ago limited unprotected insertive vaginal sex with someone of unknown status. I have had many symptoms at the right times. I still am having gastro problems, tingling in hands and feet mosty feet sometimes with slight... Read more »

Angular cheilitis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it Angular cheilitis a syntom of HIV Read more »

Angular cheilitis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could angular cheilitis in both sides of mouth be a syntom of HIV Read more »

Thrust and angular cheilitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everybody, did anyone get this syntoms in the early infection, Angulat cheilitis and thrust, ive been with gengivitis since the exposure in January, and since February i have angular cheilitis. Could some of you give me some advices.
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Ask the Experts

angular chelitis

How long does it take for angular chelitis to clear up? What is it caused by?...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
It is usually due to a fungal infection and with appropriate treatment it takes about a week or so to resolve.... Read more »

Angular Chelitis or Chapped lips?

Hi Dr. Feinberg,I have recently been having problems with minor cracking at the corners of my mouth. I have read this can be caused by a fungal infection and is called Angular Chelitis and occurs much more frequently in HIV+ people. However, in my...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Angular cheilitis is just cracking at the corners of the mpouth. Most often this is due to candidiasis, a fungal infection, but it can also be due to herpes or to chapping. If it goes away with chapstick, i wouldn't be concerned about it.... Read more »

Treatment for Angular Chelitis

Hello Dr. Feinberg,Last week I notice that the corners of my mouth were looking weird; they were cracking. The next day I got a cold sore on my lip and I began to think that it had something to do with what was happening to the corners of my mouth....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
In my experience, angular cheilitis can be due to herpes simplex virus (which also causes cold sores) or to thrush. Less commonly, it is associated with vitamin deficiency. Since you have a cold sore anyway, in your case I'd start by treating... Read more »

Angular Cheilitis

I have angular cheilitis on one side of my mouth. My CD4 is at 550 though. I thought only opportunistic infections like this occurred in people with full blown AIDS? I am applying topical hydroxalone. Is it better to use nystatin or zovirax...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Local hydration/mechanical irritation issues, vitamin deficiencies, fungal or viral infections can contribute to cracking/irritation in the angles of the mouth. Angular cheilitis can be seen in the general population but is more common in HIV +... Read more »
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