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Super Contributor
Posts: 470
Registered: ‎03-26-2010

I was having trouble with cracking and bleeding at the corners of my mouth and at a dental checkup my dentist said it was actually a fungus (Ewwww!) and prescribed Nystatin Ointment. It seems to be working.   

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Posts: 34,452
Registered: ‎03-09-2010

@Katie75

Just today at my facial the girl told me that my breakout at corners of mouth and chin (which I thought was cystic acne) was in fact yeast.

she said to use Lotrimin with no carmax, etc on top

Since yeast thrives in moist environments, I will do as she recommended.

my lips are also forever cracking and peeling, and I'm thinking that yeast may be a factor here, too.

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