What Causes the Corners of My Mouth to Split?

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The splitting of mouth corners is caused by sores which accumulate in them. This condition is commonly referred to as Angular Chellitis. it is normally treated by antibacterial prescriptions.
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I hoped for a little more detail, but it's most likely chapped lips. Try taking riboflavin and/or a multivitamin, as it may be a vitamin deficiency.
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Dehydration.. and dryness. Start by hydrating.. drink plenty of water. Keep lips moist with lip balm (do not use a conventional 'chapstick style lip balm.. contains petroleum).. instead
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This has been happening to me on and off for years. The cracks are painful and only get worse each time you open your mouth. Ask your doctor about Angular Cheilitis. It is a form
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The root cause of all cold sores is the herpes simplex virus. Stress
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