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Doctor, i am 93 and have been suffering with both corners of

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doctor, i am 93 and have been suffering with both corners of my mouth split and very
painful. i put vaseline on every once in awhile. is there a salution to healing this?
thank you, ***** *****
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

this sounds like angular cheilitis which can come from lack of vitamins or poor nutrition and lack of sleep and fluids in your diet.

you need to take a multivitamin daily and also to eat more fruits and vegetables.

eating an orange and broccoli daily can help

drinking more water and fluids and getting more sleep can help as well

let me know if you have questions.