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my child ate carmex

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Contact allergy: This may well be from an allergic reaction to the mango but the new lip balm may also be a cause. If you have had problem with poison oak/poison ivy ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Carmex: products are used for dry or chapped lips. I am not sure I understand what your question in. Consider clarifying and re-asking.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: If they have herpes, you can get it.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
40 years experience Dermatology
Probably safe: Carmex is probably safe but it depends somewhat on the cause of the blister. If it's from a burn, plain vaseline could soothe and keep air from hittin ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Quickly: Lip lacerations heal fairly rapidly. Keep the cut moist with vaseline or neosporin ointment until it heals fully.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronda Alexander
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nope : Keeping the area moisturized is actually good.
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 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 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 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gloria Lopez
44 years experience Pediatrics
Non toxic: Carmex chap stick is not toxic but it does contain salicylic acid (aspirin) that may cause some mucosal irritation. Give him some milk to neutralize t ... Read More
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