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I have scabs at the corner of my mouth what can I do to

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hi I have scabs at the corner of my mouth what can I do to treat it plus when I open my mouth wide it starts to bleed
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr S.A.Alam replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question, these scabs are most likely due to viral infection and needs treatment with acyclovir cream and petroleum jelly to make it soft. As these are hard and dry so they bleed as soon as you try to open your mouth. It can take 3-4 days for this scab to heal. If it is taking longer then you have to consult your doctor as you may need oral medicine for this.
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