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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have really dry lips, i pick & lick them too i've tried all kinds of chap sticks & antibiotic but nothing works. how can i get soft beautiful lips?

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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology 40 years experience
Possibly hydrocortis: The most important thing to do is stop picking and licking. Saliva can be pretty irritating. In addition a gentle topical steroid, like 1% Hydrocortisone in an ointment base, not cream, could help. It could be applied 2-4 times per day.

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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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