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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 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
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Usually that is fine.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan answered
23 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
8 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
43 years experience Family Medicine
What did you apply?: I suspect an allergy to something in the lip bam. Parabense are often to blame.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Dry lips: You'll have to apply something to hydrate dry chapped lips. Aquafor ointment or petrolatum are cost effective. Also, stop anything that may be contrib ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ka-Lok Tse, M.D.
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Lip balm: no
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
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Dr. Gregory Neyman
17 years experience General Practice
Many things: This could be from many things from a dermatologic diagnosis to viramin deficiency to overuse of moisturizers. If you use moisturizers frequently, th ... Read More
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