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How can i treat extremely chapped lips?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Steroids: A steroid ointment works. See your dermatologist.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Tx lips: Chapped lips? Hydrate well- water is best. You can apply lip balms with beeswax base or oil base creams. Remember that lips require solar protection just like your skin – apply & reapply balms or creams with a minimum spf of 15. Going skiing ?- protect from sun & windburn by covering with a scarf or better yet, a ski / snowboard face mask with visor.

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How can I treat extremely dry and chapped lips?

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Lips: Drink lots of water, have a humidifier and use OTC lip creams frequently
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What can someone use for extremely chapped lips?

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Chapped lips: Its hard to tell why you have "extremely" chapped lips and it may be related to a medical condition that requires evaluation by your dermatologist. You need to protect your lips from dryness and may apply petroleum, lip balms or antibiotic ointment. Also, avoid extreme temperature until fully healed.
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What can treat chapped lips?

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Topical moisteners: Cahpped lips are dry and lack water/oil on the surface. There are many otc preparations such as carmex and chapstick which are quite effective. It might take a couple of days of application to treat this.
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How to treat my toddler's chapped lips?

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Lip balm: You can use various things, chpsrtick, lip balm veseline etc. Ore important may be why they are chapped. Mouth breathing can do this and there are multiple other cause. May want to ask your doctor.
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What's the best way to treat chapped lips?

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