A 40-year-old female asked:
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My lips are peeling from the inside edge in little strips, i'm pregnant, what is it and how can I treat this?

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Dr. Daniel Lee
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Multiple factors: Lips can be cracked and peeling from a vitamin deficiency such as vitamin b. Also from dehydration which is common in pregnancy. Try using an overt the counter lip balm and see your doctor about a possible vitamin deficiency.
Answered on May 27, 2015
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