Sores around lips, especially at corners of one’s mouth, have always been difficult to diagnose and treat. Pathology for the condition of sores around the lips is still like a mystery and doctors can do nothing but provide a somewhat vague treatment for it. The infections of the skin with reference to sores around lips are mostly so aggressive that they maintain a certain kind of resistance to the treatment given to it.
Infection around the lips, is a common problem it is caused by a virus called as herpes labialis. People who suffer from a compromised immune system usually face such a problem. Infection around the lips can be traumatic for some. It causes itching and also cases plenty of discomfort. However there is no need to worry as there are a lot of ways to get rid of this kind of infection. There is no specific way to get rid of the virus however the infection can be successfully gotten rid of.
There are various harmful skin conditions that develop in the corner of your mouth due to weak immune system, low body temperature and other such conditions. One such painful skin condition is known as Angular Chelitis which is characterized by splits, cuts, cracks in the corner of your mouth. In this infection your skin becomes extremely dry and the corner of the mouth starts to show cracks and splits that can be extremely agonizing. The corner of the mouth develops a swollen appearance and starts to give out a whitish hue.