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Are Chapped Lips Related To Thrush

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i have chapped lips

ive been positive for a year and a half, recently my lips were white and chapped up, someone said this might be due to thrush. what causes thrush...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thrush is a yeast infection seen if they immune system is impaired or if a person is taking antibiotics. Vitamine deficiencies and other conditions (sun/wind can cause too)can cause the lips to be chapped as well. KH... Read more »

hiv through chapped lips

Hi Dr. i am from Switzerland.My lipes are too chapped and some blood is come out from it once day... Read more »

is semen on chapped lips(wound open) considered high risk for HIV transmission?

I have been in paranoia for almost a month regarding my encounter with a guy last April. The day... Read more »
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eyelids swelling joint pain thrush on lips

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can anyone tell me is this related to hiv infection? Read more »

eyelids swelling joint pain thrush on lips

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can anyone tell me is this related to hiv infection? Read more »

is chapped lips a sign of hiv infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had a high risk encounter and a few weeks after got really cracked chapped lips.I happened to have other symptoms as well just curious cause I haven't heard much about it being a symptom. Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it normal for someone who could possibly be having symptomes of a recent infection (due to having sex with someone of unknown status) have a burning tong and lips due to oral thrush without having the creamy white patches? Are patches supposed... Read more »