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I would like to know what others have done about a crack on the side of the mouth. I just think it has gone and then it returns and can be quite sore. Thanks for any help or comments.

Posted anonymously, 1st October 2015

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  • Assuming you’ve had it checked, I can only suggest lots of moisturiser.

  • I used to get this growing up and I think it could be from the saliva. My mother used to put boiled rice on it and it goes away . I tend to use lanolin cream these days and it works better .

  • I smother Vaseline or paw paw ointment.

  • Put paw paw cream on at night time.
    Because you’re not eating or talking during your sleep it lasts a lot longer than daytime applications.

  • sounds like it is just dried out and when you move your mouth, you tear it. try to moisturise this.

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