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Cracked lips

This hot weather.can cause your lips to be dry, dehydrated and chapped. The development of sore lips from treatment causes further discomfort for patients. Chemotherapy can cause cracked lips through dryness, cracking, soreness, bleeding, infections that are fungal in origin, and cold sores from herpes simplex. When you open your mouth wide you develop badly, cracked lips …

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Cancer-related mouth sores

Chemotherapy and radiation impair your body’s germ-fighting system (immune system). With an impaired immune system, viruses, bacteria and fungi can more easily infect your mouth, causing mouth sores or making mouth sores worse. The mouth sores appear burn-like and can be painful, making it difficult to eat, talk, swallow and breathe. Mayo Clinic Keep mouth …

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