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A 38-year-old member asked:

How to heal chapped lips?

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Dr. Ronda Alexander
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Moisturize: You need to hydrate your lips from the inside. Focus on drinking water as your primary beverage and apply balm to your lips daily. Make sure that lip balm has spf protection, as well.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

What can I do to help chapped lips heal?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Miller
Wound care 37 years experience
No Magic Balm: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing occurs rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Lip balms are all essentially similar and so there is no magic balm. Avoid further trauma to the area. Let nature take it's course.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me how to heal my horribly chapped lips?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Kristin Sokol
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Keep moisturized: with vaseline or aquaphor, stay away from anything medicated or scented.
Palo Alto, CA
A 21-year-old female asked:

What can I do about chapped lips ?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. William Marchand
Psychiatry 36 years experience
Chapstick : Use chapstick. Vaseline is another option.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna commented
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Use it as frequently as needed
Oct 30, 2013

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