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13 Possible Causes for Candida Pharyngitis, Cracked Lips

  • Sjogren's Syndrome

    Using oil or petroleum-based lip balm or lipstick to help dry, cracked lips feel better. Using a saliva substitute prescribed by a doctor to make the mouth feel wet.[web.archive.org]

  • Xerostomia

    A dry mouth can causes difficulty in speaking and swallowing, a burning or cracking tongue, cracked lips, mouth sores, reduction in the taste of flavors in food and drink,[dentistryiq.com] Xerostomia was associated with: use of medications with hyposalivatory side-effects; difficulty with dry foods; cracked lips; dry eyes; difficulty swallowing; and, among males[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Untreated xerostomia can lead to oral yeast infections, salivary gland infections, and dry and cracking lips and tongue.[news-medical.net]

  • Common Cold

    The person may develop cold sores around the mouth, and the lips can be chapped and cracked.[uofmhealth.org] Candida albicans, which causes oral candidiasis or thrush, can involve the pharynx, leading to inflammation and pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Mycoplasma hominis have been associated with acute pharyngitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pharyngitis

    Dermatologic features of the disease become apparent within three days of the onset of fever 14, 18 and include cracked red lips, a generalized polymorphous erythematous rash[aafp.org] Bacterial pharyngitis is more common in winter (or early spring), while enteroviral infection is more common in the summer and autumn.[bestpractice.bmj.com] It is usually the result of infection – viral, bacterial, or rarely fungal (candida yeast).[advancedentpc.com]

  • Stomatitis

    More to Know Stomatitis often causes painful blisters in the mouth or on the lips. Sometimes the lips are just cracked and raw.[kidshealth.org] Infections may require specific treatment such as antibiotics for streptococcal pharyngitis, topical antifungal or oral antifungal agent for candida infection.[dermnetnz.org]

  • Oral Candidiasis

    Thrush is characterized by white spots on your tongue and inside your mouth, redness or pain in your mouth, a sore throat, or cracked lips.[bustle.com] If the ætiology is unclear, culture of Candida from the saliva (using a swab or oral rinse), a smear for fungal hyphæ or a blood test may be helpful management.[exodontia.info] , tongue or the back of the mouth) Painful and sore mouth (can include the throat) Cracks at the corners of the lips (angular cheilitis) Thrush in men (candida balanitis)[diabetes.co.uk]

  • Pharyngeal Disease

    Dermatologic features of the disease become apparent within three days of the onset of fever 14, 18 and include cracked red lips, a generalized polymorphous erythematous rash[aafp.org] Some cases of pharyngitis are caused by fungal infection, such as Candida albicans, causing oral thrush.[en.wikipedia.org] Pharyngitis may also be caused by mechanical, chemical, or thermal irritation, for example cold air or acid reflux.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Candida Esophagitis

    Thrush will cause white patches in your mouth on the tongue and lips.[livestrong.com] PPI-induced elimination of the gastric acid barrier is a major mechanism leading to oro-pharyngeal and esophageal candida colonization, while PPI-induced impairment of absorption[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Esophagogastroduodenoscopy is the essential for making the proper diagnosis for a patient with esophageal dysphagia or odynophagia without pharyngeal lesions.[shmabstracts.com]

  • Acute Coryza

    , mouth & throat, cracked lips, mild fev… wind/cold aversion to cold (chills) fever, aching, h/a nasal congestion,… wind/heat high fever, slight aversion to cold, h/a, sore[quizlet.com] Candida albicans, which causes oral candidiasis or thrush, can involve the pharynx, leading to inflammation and pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] aching, h/a nasal congestion,… high fever, slight aversion to cold, h/a, sore throat, myalgi… persistent fever, body heaviness, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea ,… dryness of nose, lips[quizlet.com]

  • Perianal Candidiasis

    Perlèche is candidiasis at the corners of the mouth, which causes cracks and tiny fissures.[msdmanuals.com] Anogenital candidiasis Bronchomoniliasis Candida endophthalmitis Candida retinitis Candidal brain abscess Candidal proctitis Candidemia Candidiasis nipple Candidiasis of[icd9data.com] It may stem from chronic lip licking, thumb sucking, ill-fitting dentures, or other conditions that make the corners of the mouth moist enough that yeast can grow.[msdmanuals.com]

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