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How Does Angular Chelitis Spread

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Perleche vs. Angular chelietis

What is the difference if any between perleche and angular chelitis. About two weeks ago I noticed some cracks and redness on the left edge of my mouth, right up to the lips but the lips themselves are not cracked at all. Also, the area is very...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...Perleche is just an older name for angular cheilitis, so the symptoms and treatment would be the same. Angular cheilitis presents as a cracking or fissuring at the corners of the Read more »

Systematic Candidiasis

I have had an overgrowth of yeast in my vaginal area for approximately 4 years and now it seems to... 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 »
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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...milk has to get into your body. HIV-infected pregnant women can pass the infection to their new babies. To decrease the risk of spreading HIV: Use condoms during sexual activity; Do not share drug injection equipment; If you are HIV-infected... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Molluscum

...emotional or psychological problems. How Does Molluscum Spread? Molluscum can be spread by direct skin contact. It often spreads through sexual activity. Molluscum can infect any part of the skin, but it is especially common on the face or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...Conversion Time?? Now at the end of 4th week i developed some Pinkish Pimple like Rashes in middle of my chest which are like spreading in 2.5 to 3.0 inches of diameter. (Scattered Red Blotches kind of pimples) Please tell!! 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 Chelitis

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