A 33-year-old male asked:
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If i frequently have redness around my lips, but no sores or blisters, could it be lip eczema/dermatitis?

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Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes, it could: Are you licking your lips?This can create this condition.
Answered on Nov 2, 2016
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Dr. Scott Shapiro
34 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
It could also be an allergy / sensitivity to lip balm, gloss or lipstick.
Jan 3, 2014

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