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which is better for peeling lips aquaphor or vaseline

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
37 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
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
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
32 years experience Dermatology
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
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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
35 years experience Dermatology
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
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
37 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Don't get sunburnt: this is skin reacting to sun damage--avoiding sun exposure (or minimizing it with using high SPF sun screen and reapplying it as needed ) prevents sun ... Read More
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