ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Steps to eliminate cracks at the corner of your mouth or Angular Cheilitis

Updated on January 27, 2010

Angular Cheilitis Causes

Cracks at corner of mouth or what is medically called Angular Cheilitis is painful, irritating, unsightly, and frequently persistent health condition suffered by millions worldwide. Also known as Angular Chelitis, Stomitis, or Perleche; Cracks at Corner Of Mouth, while not life threatening, can sure be a major blight on the sufferer's life.

Cracks at corner of mouth can be caused by a multitude of health issues such as yeast infections, vitamin deficiencies, iron deficiency, allergic reactions to substances, toothpaste, poor dental fittings and dentures. Angular Cheilits is really an infection caused by a fungus that inhabits flesh and is most prevalent during colder time periods. A lot of people fight the bothersome, agonizing condition all year.

These appear on the corners of the mouth as either cracks, or red crusty sores. Their appearance often resembles an infected paper cut. The splits on and around your mouth make it hard to enjoy the simple pleasures in life such as smiling, laughing, and sometimes eating.

The ugly red symptoms are especially damaging to one's social life. Have you had the misfortune of kissing someone with obvious cracks at the corner of the mouth? Not a very pleasant activity for sure, is it?


Cracked Mouth Corners Changes Personality

A personality change occurs because of the ridicule that accompanies angular chelitis. It is a sad by product of having this loathsome appearing facial skin condition over any length of time.  If you have the crusty mouth corner cracks for a few days, that's one thing, but to go around at school or at work with the unsightly condition on your lips and face for weeks or months on end is a very different matter.

School chums, friends, co-workers, and even some members of your family begin to assume negative things about you that are just not true.  They sometimes think that you're not as clean as you should be, or that you drool while sleeping, or that you're picking at your cracked mouth corners preventing them from healing.  These are the less damaging things they could think.

Some of the more embarrassing and hurtful things that they could think and talk about are that you have herpes simplex or even Aids.  If they assume that your mouth corner cracks are related in anyway to these two serious diseases, they will avoid you at all costs.

Young children and teens have the most difficult time with this shunning, which is often accompanied by cruel name calling and hostile jeers.  Even if the ridicule doesn't reach this acute stage, the victims of Angular Cheilitis find themselves dropped from almost all social activities.

After enduring this type of demeaning humiliation for a few weeks, those afflicted with cracked mouth corners become withdrawn, quite, loners, wanting nothing to do with anyone.  Parents of children afflicted with Angular Cheilitis are shocked and worried about the enormous changes they see in their off spring.


Carcked Corner Of Mouth

Angular Cheilitis
Angular Cheilitis

How To Eliminate Cracked Mouth Corners

Angular Cheilitis suffereres generally try all sorts of things to get rid of their Angular Cheilitis mouth corner cracks. At first, before they realize how persistent the affliction really is, they attempt to just wait the infection out.

They hope, like most ailments, that their mouth corner lesions will just go away without resorting to any treatment.

Abreva, Neosporin, or Zim’s Crack Cream are often purchased next, in another futile attempt to get rid of their repulsive mouth corner sores. These products do work on certain conditions, but they do nothing to eliminate the symptoms of Angular Cheilitis.

Then, they begin to think that the troublesome affliction is more than just a nuisance and the get serious about getting rid of their painful and embarrassing crusty sores at the corners of their mouths.

As a last resort, they see their MD, who usually gives them a script for some 1% hydro cortisone cream. This too, is usually a waste of time and energy. Some poor Angular Cheilitis sufferers have been through several tubes of this useless stuff.

At this point, the unfortunate victims of long-term Angular Cheiltits begin to get frantic, thinking that nothing will be eliminate their cracked mouth corner condition.

That's how I felt after enduring my nasty and painful mouth corner sores in excess of three years.

Finally, I turned to alternative medicine sources, and while surfing the Internet, I found the remarkable at-home cure that actually worked to cure my horrible looking angular cheilitis.  It was the ngular cheilitis treatment that I found on the web which eliminated my cracked corners of the mouth.

The at-home remedy not only worked quickly (within a few hours), but within two days all my repulsive angular cheilitis symptoms were gone, completely gone.  The swelling and redness disappeared and the cracks dried up and closed up.  I was cured.

Now, I would like you to download this very same Angular Cheilitis Treatment for yourself.  It not only worked for me, but it has worked for many, many more like me.  Your painful and embarrassing angular cheilitis splits can be gone by tomorrow morning.


Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      Parker 

      6 years ago

      I had this for 6 month, tried all the creams, tested for iron defficiency etc. It gets so sore that the mouth cracks. Finally after extensive research found the cure (we're talking 24-48 hours). It's excessive yeast in the body (Candida), go for an immediate sugar and yeast free diet, that includes fizzy drinks, bread, chocolate etc). You feel pretty rough for the 1st day, so drink plenty of water. After 24 hours its completely cleared. Obviously consult your doctor first, to ensure that its safe to do so.

    • profile image

      TJP 

      6 years ago

      I was told by my accupuncturist to eat half of a cooked sweet potatoe (yams and Chinese/Japanese yams are the best) twoice a day. It's too hard to explaine the science behind it, but I will be trying this soon. I am tired of the crusty crap!!

    • profile image

      afhasdgbj 

      7 years ago

      I've been struggling with this for i think 6 months now... i had no idea what it was and it kept coming back. I have braces so i didn't know if that had anything to do with it. They last for weeks. & when it was gone a couple weeks later it came back. It hurts so bad! i've tried abreva & many other cold sore treatments, but it's different from a cold sore.. I also put peroxide on it... i hope to find a cure

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)