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What Can You Do 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 »

chronic chelitis

i wrote you about a month ago asking about "chronic chelitis", and you haven't answered me yet.....no other posted answers refer to this...please give me info....
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...For a person to present with chronic angular cheilitis, I would suspect that the underlying cause has not been addressed. Before I go on, I must mention that there are several Read more »

The Verdict

Dr Bob:1. Exposure: Zambian sex worker, vigorous unprotected masturbation with fluid on her hands.2. Symptoms: 1week-headache, burning sensation, nausea, fever; 3 weeks, generalised burning in lymph nodes and enlargement of inguinal and neck nodes;...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello L,Dr. Bob's verdict is that L. Abrat is HIV-negative based on very low potential risk, negative antibody and PCR-DNA tests at 12 months, and symptoms not consistent with HIV disease. Not only is that Dr. Bob's verdict, but also the jury is... Read more »

Stress...and more stress...

I stumbled upon your site in search of the mysterious cause of what i now know to be "chelitis", a problem i have been fighting for 2 years now, i'm a 30 yr old female...at first i thought it was cold sores but know now otherwise...or is it a mix of...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...First, lets discuss angular cheilitis, which is a cracking or fissuring at the corners of the mouth. Whereas it is true that we do see this manifestation Read more »
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Molluscum

... What Is Molluscum? How Does Molluscum Spread? How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? How Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum Read more »
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Anemia

... What Is Anemia? What Causes Anemia? Anemia and HIV How Is Anemia Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Anemia? Anemia is a shortage of hemoglobin (HGB). HGB is a protein in red blood cells. Read more »
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...Filgrastim is sold as Neupogen┬«. It is manufactured byAmgen. Why Do People With HIV Take Filgrastim? Filgrastim does not treat HIV disease. It is used to treat ashortage of neutrophils. This condition is called neutropenia. Ifyou don't have... Read more »
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...parts of the plant are used. They are collected while the plant is flowering. St. John's Wort has traditionally been used to treat bruises, burns, and mild depression or anxiety. St. John's Wort contains many different substances that work... Read more »
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Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... 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
...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 you give me some advices. Thanks very much Read more »