I could use some help with this. This is a recurring problem. My dermatologist says its common and gave me Desonide 0.05%. I've been using it for a few days and it doesnt seem to be making any difference. Any idea how to get rid if this growing red section on the corner of my lip?
Ok I'm doing what you said. No noticeable improvement yet but I'm trying to keep the faith. Today is day 2. Also I'm not sure if it matters but I have a small trouble area of eczema on my stomach but its gone right now an I use clobetasol on it when needed. Unsure if related.
I did just have my wisdom teeth removed and they had my mouth open wide for 45min which dried out and cracked my lips. Might have made this worse. I don't know.
Hi Justin, I am suffering from this as well.. I was not sure what it was for a long time. I learned from my Dr. that I was iron deficient as well as B vitamin deficient. I started taking those supplements. I also started treating the place on the side of my mouth with triple antibiotic ointment (Neosporin). I know different things work for different people. It is alot better, but not completely healed. I know it is so annoying and mine had gotten so bad, I did not want to leave the house. I treat the site with the ointment 3-5 times daily and always before I go to bed so it can work overnight. Hope this helps!
After a few days, I noticed that I guess what the doc recommended is working. Its not noticeable like it was. I have to really examine to see it. There is still some slight pinkish and i wouldn't be surprised if it was a vitamin issue. My diet is crap. I occasionally take a daily vitamin but half the time I forget to take it. thanks for the input. Maybe I'll pick up some supplements like you said.
I have the exact same problem !!! I'm not sure if it's angular chelitis though but it's just red and rather unsightly !!! I've tried neosporin Vaseline and am taking so many vitamins and eating super healthy . There are no cuts and it's not even really dry. I want to upload a picture so I could get some advice . It's only on one side of my mouth
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