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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradley Younggren
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Over the Counter: Over the counter remedies are usually sufficient. Part of it is personal preference, but if any of these seem not to improve things in a week perhaps ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elaine Gantz-Weberman
39 years experience Dentistry
Chap stick, vaseline: Chap stick and vaseline are two good moisturizers for lips. You can also use a lip gloss or lip stick as long as there isn't anything in it that would ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Allergy?: I would write a journal of what you are eating to see if something is irritating the skin and make sure you are using all perfume free items.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Vag dryness: Infection, allergic reaction, friction from sex, irritation from underwear, menopause (if you are on that age group), herpes, uti...
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Nelson
16 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Meds??: I would look at diet and any meds that you are on first but if nothing is out of the ordinary I would seek help from my local MD/dermatologist to get ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Lip dryness & eczema: Persistent dry lip may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
24 years experience Family Medicine
Screen for cancer: Chronic dry peeling appearing lesion with cracked lips may be an early sign of skin cancer from too much sun exposure. Get this checked out by your ph ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Hydration: Try keeping yourself better hydrated and see if that helps
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hubert
28 years experience Dermatology
Chelitis: Inflammation of the lips is made worse by biting the lip skin. This can be treated with topical medications.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmander Kohli
48 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Use a good lip balm: Chap-sticks of various kinds and flavours are available and you will find frequent use of these will alleviate the condition.
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