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Author Topic: Angular Cheilitis (lip service)  (Read 2046 times)

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Offline sorryass

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Angular Cheilitis (lip service)
« on: March 09, 2011, 04:48:29 PM »
Hi folks:

  For a number of years now, I find when I exert myself, walking fast, working hard, I get what looks like dirt around my mouth.  It is not related to my diet, as it happens any time I stress my body. It can be embarassing.  Does anyone else have this issue?   I think this has something to do with all the medication.  Perhaps it has something to do with being in the garden,  but I don't really think thats it.    

Tks,
Bertram
 ::)
« Last Edit: March 09, 2011, 09:27:47 PM by sorryass »
Once a gardener,...............er!

*Ritonavir 100mg 2-Day
*Etravirine 100mg 2-Day
*Raltegravir 400mg 2-Day
*Prezista 600mg 2-Day

Offline rondrond

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Re: Angular Cheilitis (lip service)
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2011, 10:29:15 AM »
hey Bertram,

I've never experienced angular cheilitis but I think it's akin to a cold sore...no cure, just whatever treatment your doctor can provide until it goes away.

Is it painful?
"I may not be exactly where I want to be, but I sure as Hell am not where I was"
Wynnona Judd

Diagnosed/HIV
1993
AZT
Norvir
1994-2001
Crixivan/Epivir/Zerit
No Meds for 7 Years

04jul07/DVT-right leg/Bi Lateral PE's     
16oct08/DVT-left leg
Sept '09  6 blood clots in left arm
Coumadin 5mgs
                                     
Atenolol/50mg/2x
Hydrochlorth 25mg/1x
Gemfibrozil/300mgs/2X
Symbicort
Proventil Inhaler
Potassium
Rhinocort


*APR 08~Viramune/Truvada
March08  CD4 330 23% VL 452.000 
*Jan09 Med change~Epzicom/Viramune

Aug09   CD4 523 23%  VL<48
Diagnosed: COPD
Dec 2013: CD4 645 45% VL 49
Med Change: Viramune/Epivir/Ziagen/Isentress

Offline sorryass

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Re: Angular Cheilitis (lip service)
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2011, 05:05:32 PM »
Hi, no, it's not painfull, this stuff just wipes off, like dirt, or something.  It forms just around the edge's of my lips.  I carry a cloth when ever I garden, because it allways appears when I do strenuous activities. 

all things considered, it's certainly not the worse thing that could happen.
Bertram
Once a gardener,...............er!

*Ritonavir 100mg 2-Day
*Etravirine 100mg 2-Day
*Raltegravir 400mg 2-Day
*Prezista 600mg 2-Day

Offline rondrond

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Re: Angular Cheilitis (lip service)
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2011, 07:36:23 PM »
yeah, I hate little nuisances that aren't too serious, but, I still don't like that I can't do anything about.
*recovering control freak here *  ;)
"I may not be exactly where I want to be, but I sure as Hell am not where I was"
Wynnona Judd

Diagnosed/HIV
1993
AZT
Norvir
1994-2001
Crixivan/Epivir/Zerit
No Meds for 7 Years

04jul07/DVT-right leg/Bi Lateral PE's     
16oct08/DVT-left leg
Sept '09  6 blood clots in left arm
Coumadin 5mgs
                                     
Atenolol/50mg/2x
Hydrochlorth 25mg/1x
Gemfibrozil/300mgs/2X
Symbicort
Proventil Inhaler
Potassium
Rhinocort


*APR 08~Viramune/Truvada
March08  CD4 330 23% VL 452.000 
*Jan09 Med change~Epzicom/Viramune

Aug09   CD4 523 23%  VL<48
Diagnosed: COPD
Dec 2013: CD4 645 45% VL 49
Med Change: Viramune/Epivir/Ziagen/Isentress

 


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