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Which is better for peeling lips Aquaphor or Vaseline

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Lip balm: Drink plenty of fluids, avoid mouth breathing, and review medications you are taking. Prevention is the best way to deal with this. Use lip balm alwa... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 24 years experience
Cold sore unrelated: I don't think that cold sore outbreak was directly related to the use of vaseline. Petroleum jelly (vaseline) actually is known to promote healing of ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Irritant: I have seen a few patients who have similar symptoms after using whitening toothpaste. If you do use it, consider stopping its use. Consider stoppin... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Cold sore: Sometimes cold sores pop up with chapped lips or they could be your normal lip glands. Best to get checked out by your doctor if painful or worrisome.... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Lip allergy & eczema: Persistent chapped lips is lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture.... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Dry lips: Make sure you are well hydrated - 6-8 cups of fluid per day. Avoid licking your lips (it's difficult!) Use your preference of Aquaphor or Vaseline. ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 38 years experience
Maybe not eczema: It may not be "eczema". Sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can affect the lips. You need to see a doctor to examine your lips and treat a... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Accutane: Have your doctor write you a prescription for Lidex (fluocinonide) Ointment robe used on your lips.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
See urologist...: At 21, the described irritation and skin-peeling are most likely related with long tight foreskin. If so, circumcision will provide an adequate long-t... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 36 years experience
A normal response: It is very common after these procedures to have this reaction. The white bumps are called milia. Most cases will resolve on their own if just left ... Read More