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Common Angular Chelitis Symptoms

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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
...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 + persons. YOur HIV specialist often can... Read more »

Angular Chelitis or Chapped lips?

Hi Dr. Feinberg,I have recently been having problems with minor cracking at the corners of my... Read more »

Treatment for Angular Chelitis

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...swallowing, nausea, and loss of appetite. Thrush can also cause cracking at the corners of the mouth. This is called angular chelitis. In the vagina, the infection is called yeast infection or vaginitis . This is a common vaginal infection.... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans,... Read more »
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Gonorrhea

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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 Read more »

Angular cheilitis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it a syntoms oh HIV, i have AC since almost a month after exposure and gastritis Read more »

Angular cheilitis

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