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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elliot Lach
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Flaky skin treatment: Flaky skin around the mouth could represent a number of conditions. There could commonly be a mild inflammatory process such as dermatitis that respo ... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Depends...: It all depends on what is causing it. It might be related to dry skin or dermatitis so I would recommend to try a chap stick which you can get over th ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowan Paul
15 years experience Sports Medicine
Lotions and meds: Try aquaphor lotion. There are many other lotions over the counter that can help like johnson's creamy baby oil, cetaphil, arbonne's abc lotion, etc. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Seborrhea?: Read up on seborrheic dermatitis. If this is you, and some blue dandruff shampoo doesn't clear you, get seen.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tommy Chen
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Contact derm: Toothpaste, flavored chewing gum, lip balm with sunscreen, lip-licking.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, vi ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: A "sleep medicine" doctor can evaluate to see what type of sleep disorder there is. Lip and perioral skin cracking, dryness, or other similar symptoms ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Berman
39 years experience Dermatology
Yeast and drool: This is a common problem. It is referred to as perleche. Try brushing the top of your tongue when you brush your teeth. Also wash out any saliva that ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sax
Dr. David Sax answered
24 years experience Dermatology
Seborrhea: Seborrheic dermatitis is an inflammatory rash along the scalp, secondary to a yeast. The rash can have a spectrum from mild dandruff, to severe red i ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Penile dermatitis: There are too many possibilities to make an educated guess. Most genital rashes are not STDs, and this doesn't sound like one. Best to see a doctor so ... Read More
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