Cracks At Corner Of Mouth And Drooling

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Causes include ill-fitting dentures and orthodontic wear, lack of teeth, stroke, Bell's palsy, and poor oral hygiene. It also occurs in kids who drool, suck their thumbs, and those who have a lip-licking habit. Less common causes include diabetes, immunocompromised state, allergic reaction, and autoimmune problems.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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