Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

How Do I Know If I Have Angular Chelitis

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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 chelitis

How long does it take for angular chelitis to clear up? What is it caused by?... 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 »
Articles
The Center for AIDS

Weighing Risks of TDF/FTC PrEP Side Effects in People Without HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Short-Term Side Effects of TDF/FTC PrEP An Angle on Long-Term Side Effect Risk With TDF/FTC PrEP Kidney Function in PrEP Users and Candidates Kidney Changes With Long-Term TDF Therapy Implications of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina: Know Now; Take the Test to Take Control, Know Your HIV Status

On Feb. 27, Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services will launch "Know Now," a campaign to urge South Carolinians to undergo rapid-result HIV testing. For more information, e-mail info@palss.org or telephone 888-897-KNOW.Back to other news for February... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Know Your Epidemic, Know Your Response: MSM and Their Needs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Transcript (.pdf) For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance. Around the world HIV continues to spread among men who have sex with men (MSM). Despite the fact... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Articles on HIV Prevention in U.S.; KNOW HIV/AIDS Launches "The Know is Spreading" Campaign; Fact Sheet on Number of HIV/AIDS Cases in Hurricane-Affected Areas

"Families Living With HIV ," AIDS Care : M.J. Rotheram-Borus and colleagues from the University of California-Los Angeles write that the HIV/AIDS epidemic's early focus on individuals has become "inadequate" and that family-based models of... Read more »
Connect With Others

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?

Read more »

Angular cheilitis

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

Angular cheilitis

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