Hi fellow nurses--
My 15-year-old otherwise healthy daughter keeps have recurring bouts of cracking at the corners of the mouth. The areas become slightly swollen and reddened. She is using "carmex", but it doesn't seem to help. I thought that she might have a vitamin deficiency, but she has now been on a vitamin supplement for several months, and the cracking just reappeared. She is a slightly nervous child, who breaks out in "hives" at stressful times. Could this be related? Do you guys know of any remedies?
I would really appreciate your input!