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Does Having Angular Chelitis Mean I Have HIV

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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 »

angular chelitis

How long does it take for angular chelitis to clear up? What is it caused by?... Read more »

Treatment for Angular Chelitis

Hello Dr. Feinberg,Last week I notice that the corners of my mouth were looking weird; they were... Read more »
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Weighing Risks of TDF/FTC PrEP Side Effects in People Without HIV

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AIDS United

What the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test Means for HIV Treatment and Prevention: A Panel Discussion

On March 15, an FDA panel voted unanimously that the OraQuick In-Home HIV Test from OraSure Technologies, Inc., was safe and effective for determining a person's HIV status. The OraQuick test is poised to become the first over-the-counter, in-home... Read more »
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New Therapies Mean HIV Patients Gain Longer Lives, Face New Challenges

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Donor Fatigue, Funding Cutbacks Could Mean Another 50 Years of AIDS Epidemic, UNAIDS Deputy Executive Director Says

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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 Chelitis

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

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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 »