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What Std Causes Chapped Lips

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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 »

i have chapped lips

ive been positive for a year and a half, recently my lips were white and chapped up, someone said... Read more »

hiv through chapped lips

Hi Dr. i am from Switzerland.My lipes are too chapped and some blood is come out from it once day... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: Public Health Shifts STD Focus From Testing to Tracking

Due to budget cuts caused by the recession, the Snohomish Health District's clinic in Everett advises that "STD clinic services are no longer available." The STD clinic used to offer testing and treatment, but now SHD has placed its hopes on private... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Cases of Rare STD Reported Among MSM in United Kingdom

The first cases of a rare sexually transmitted disease called lymphogranuloma venereum, or LGV, have been reported in the United Kingdom, with health officials reporting 34 cases among men who have unprotected sex with men by mid-February, according... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

New STD Guidelines Issued by CDC

New sexually transmitted disease treatment guidelines, including Nonoxynol-9 recommendations, were issued in May by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually active adolescent females, 19 years old and under, and young adult women,... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

The HIV-STD Connection

Years ago, many people considered HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as totally separate issues (some people still think so today). As youwill see, these issues really are interrelated with one another, andcan no longer be looked at... Read more »
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is chapped lips a sign of hiv infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had a high risk encounter and a few weeks after got really cracked chapped lips.I happened to have other symptoms as well just curious cause I haven't heard much about it being a symptom. Read more »

Oh No another STD

Posted by Rick1977, 3 Replies
Hey guys. At the end of my rope here. I have been living with HIV for about a year now and coping relatively well. Three weeks ago I woke up with my first cold sore on my lip. When I went to the doctor, he took a sample, and about a week later I... Read more »

is this some sort of STD symptom?

Posted by lynx, 2 Replies
A couple months ago i noticed a dark little pinprick on the outline of my lips. I scratched it on accident, and a slightly larger brown skin discoloration has been left. More little dark pinpricks have showed up on the outline of my mouth. They are... Read more »

Gay man peeling lips oral sex risk

Posted by James99, 1 Reply
I'm a gay man and I constantly peel skin off of my outer lips, some times without noticing it just because they're so chapped. If i gave oral sex to another guy without knowing his status after peeling some skin off (i'm not sure if it was bleeding)... Read more »