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Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Dysphagia: You have dysphagia at a minimum and would need to see your health care provider about the possibility of actinic cheilitis which is a lip problem. The ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Sterling
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AHardOneToSwallow: Whatever it is, it's most probably not related to the cheilitis. If the diagnosis is truly "actinic" then it's due to over-exposure to the sun and unr ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience Pain Management
Don't know: There is NO test to determine if there is permanent damage. Biomarker integrin alpha5beta1 will identify and quantify presence of cancer cells. Bioma ... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: At 29, you are not likely to have significant actinic change. You may be compulsively licking. You may be using asthma therapies which dry your lips. ... Read More
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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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The management of: ..this condition may depend upon the underlying cause. Poor oral hygiene, allergies, vitamin deficiencies, a weakened immune system, long term antibi ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Emollient : An emollient like Vaseline will relive just dry lips but not actinic chelitis. Unless you have had long exposure to sun light from an out-door occupat ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Chelitis: Many conditions and factors can precipitate transient or chronic cheilitis, including overexposure to the sun, nutritional deficiencies, allergies, me ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Anti yeast: Use Nystatin on this.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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NO probably: But it may be due to herepis.....get tested before you advance.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahdis Sarrafi
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Cheilitis: I need to see pictures to make diagnosis. Cheilitis can be caused by vitamin deficiency or candidiasis. Vitamin B deficiency is a common cause. Vitami ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Not usually: May be vitamin deficiency, may be overdryness of the edge of the mouth. Sometimes infection will occur secondarily.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
45 years experience Dentistry
Chapstick: Typically most moisturizing ointments will help. It is usually a form of chapping from saliva "drooling", licking the corners of your mouth etc.
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