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A 37-year-old member asked:

i get dry lips and i don't know why, any ideas?

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Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Dry lips - winter.: Dry lips are common in the winter. Low humidity. Use lip balm and moisturizers.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

How can I treat dry lips?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 50 years experience
Moisturizers: First, using good moisturizers like aquaphor, second, if developed into eczema, using cortisone ointment, like cortisone-10, third, if still not hlping, see a dermatologists.
A 23-year-old member asked:

What can I do about extremely dry lips?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
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Aquaphore ointment: I would recommend aquaphore ointment. If dryness is a sign of dermatitis(i.e., cheilitis), then i would prescribe Hydrocortisone 2.5% ointment.
A 39-year-old female asked:

Im having severe dry lips with some bumping what could be causing this

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Cheitis: Cheilitis may be inflamed because of an allergy, toxin, medication or injury. Eczematous cheilitis, allergic contact cheilitis, pigmented contact cheilitis, cheilitis in musicians, contact reactions to lipsticks and other lipcare products, irritant contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, smoking and its effects on the skin, sunburn, isotretinoin treatment, acitretin treatment, nutrition.
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A 18-year-old male asked:

How to cure dry lips (prefferably, naturally)?

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Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Lip balm: In the dry weather the best thing to use is an over the counter lip moisturizer do not expose yourself to places where the air is too dry.
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A 30-year-old male asked:

Brown dry lips when i wake up in the morning.

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Dr. Mansoor Madani
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Check with MD: Also consider a humidifier in your bed room.

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