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Ways To Treat Angular Chelitis

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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...It looks like white patches similar to cottage cheese, or red spots. It can cause a sore throat, pain when 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. Symptoms include itching, burning, and a thick whitish discharge. Candida can also spread and...
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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 Read more »

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 Read more »

angular chelitis

How long does it take for angular chelitis to clear up? What is it caused by?
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...It is usually due to a fungal infection and with appropriate treatment it takes about a week or so to resolve. Read more »

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Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...consistent with that you've received from the other physicians: stop focusing on HIV and instead concentrate on your psychotherapy. Treat the illness you have (anxiety), not the one you only fear you have (HIV).Good luck. Feel better.Dr. Bob Read more »
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...Could angular cheilitis in both sides of mouth be a syntom of HIV Read more »