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red peeling lips

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
36 years experience Wound care
Herpes sore: Whenever there is a lesion on the lips that comes and goes and leaves a red site it is most likely herpes simplex sore. It is a virus that is transmit ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
See below: This sounds like a contact reaction from some sort of exposure to an irritant or eczema. It could be from biting your lower lip or from licking your l ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Should get checked: This does not sound normal. You should see a dermatologist to have this area of skin evaluated Psoriasis is one of the many possibilities
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
HSV: This is likely a muted manifestation of herpes simplex, more commonly you would have had some blisters there. It is usually self limited.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
40 years experience Dermatology
Stop the cycle: I think they look smooth and red because they are a bit swollen and inflamed. This leads to the later peeling, so it's kind of a vicious cycle. It wou ... Read More
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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 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mamina Turegano
Specializes in Dermatology
Depends: It depends on how deep the injury is and how dark your skin color is. Skin discoloration/darkening after an injury or inflammatory event can take as s ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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What were you given?: This sounds like a viral mouth infection and lips, possibly common cold sores; however you may also have a bacterial infection: time to get examined.
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Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Exam needed: Possible causes could include, among other things, yeast, herpes, contact dermatitis, eczema.
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