Dry lip angle
A couple days ago I noticed that the lip angle on the left side had cracked due to dry skin. Since then I have put vaseline as frequently as possible. Since the injury is on a frequently moved area, it is taking a long time to heal. Is there anything to speed up recovery?
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Hi, you may have angular stomatitis which could be due to vitamin deficiency or fungal infection and is worse with dryness of winters. Please see a dermatologist so that necessary medication may be initiated. Try avoiding wetting your lips with your tongue. Let me know if you need any further assistance in this regard. Take care
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