A 45-year-old member asked:
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chapped lips are getting really bad lately. does this have anything to do with my acne?

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Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No connection: If you use any acne treatment such as salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide wash that is coming in contact with your lips, then that might be a reason for your problem.
Answered on Nov 25, 2013

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