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I've had a dry patch of skin on my lower lip that spread across my lip and i can't get rid of it. i've had it for a few months it doesn't itch. ?

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Dr. Robert Sterling answered

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Better have it checked, especially if you've been in the sun a lot. It could be the beginnings of a little skin cancer (which is easy to treat if caught early) or a pre-cancer (which is easier to treat). Maybe it's just super-dry skin but why take any chances? Just get it seen by a dermatologist. And the rest of your skin, while you're at it. I learned all this the hard way...

Answered Aug 24, 2015

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