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Suggest treatment for angular cheilitis

Jan 2014
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my skin on the core of the lips is cracking time and time again due to which i am not able to open my mouth for speaking or intake of the food.However lips are completely all right, issue is with the cores only.
Posted Tue, 5 Aug 2014 in Dry Skin
Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Angular cheilitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to healthcaremagic

I am Dr. Kakkar. I have gone through your query.

I would keep a possibility of Angular Cheilitis/Perleche.

I would suggest an oral B-complex vitamin + Zinc supplement (Cap Becosule-Z) once daily for 3-4 weeks.

Topically you could apply a mild steroid + antifungal combination cream e.g Eumosone- M cream OR Clotrin- B cream, twice daily for 7-10 days.

That should make it fine

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