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lip balm medicated medication

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see a dermatologist for evaluation. You may be allergic to lip balm. Try plain vaseline lip therapy.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Usually that is fine.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
U need to see an ENT: A bump on the lip can be a variety of different things. Commonly the mucosal lining of the lip (the red more moist part) contains tiny glands that sec ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
Borofax: Don't know if you can find it anymore, but in my dental practice I use borofax which is a lip cream that includes boric acid and lanolin and keeps lip ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
What did you apply?: I suspect an allergy to something in the lip bam. Parabense are often to blame.
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Chapped lip?: Allergy to lip balm is very uncommon but if it does cause problem, it will likely present with itchy, peeling, swollen , or chapped lips starting 24-7 ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Chapped lips: Sure both work very well. You just have to moisturize the lips to get them soft again. Good luck.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Lip balm can cause!: Many people become addicted or at least dependent on lip balm; lip balms often have chemicals that irritate lips. Ingredients in toothpastes and gums ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
No: But neither does it have any special medicinal properties. Use it if it feels good or tastes good or is not expensive.

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