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A 28-year-old male asked:

Sir i have cracked lips.i used vaseline petroleum jelly.but it didn't work.now i have physiogel lotion.can i use on lips?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Check with MD: How long have you had dry lips for and for how long have you been using petroleum jelly? There are many causes of dry lips including but not limited to: dry or cold weather, sun damage, wind exposure, dehydration, spicy foods, allergies, smoking, fungal infections, vitamin deficiencies, side effects of medications and some skin disorders, and some medical conditions. Check with dermatologist.

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Last updated Jan 7, 2017

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