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How to care for sore, cracked corners of the mouth

How to care for cracked corners of the mouth

If you’ve ever experience cracked sore corners around your mouth, you’ll know how uncomfortable it can be. From bleeding, blistering, swelling and crustiness, it can appear in a number of ways and also make the lips feel uncomfortable and dry. In some of the most severe cases, you may even experience a burning sensation on your lips or have an unpleasant taste in your mouth.

Here we take a look at some of the causes and treatments of cracked, sore corners of the mouth to help you address it as quickly as possible.

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