A member asked:

I suddenly felt some dryness and little bumps on my lips. its now some kind of allergy on my lips. ate mango from peel; used a newish lip balm. what?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. John Chiu answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

This may well be from an allergic reaction to the mango but the new lip balm may also be a cause. If you have had problem with poison oak/poison ivy in the past, you are more likely to get a delayed allergic reaction (24-72 hrs after exposure) to mango. Obviously the best treatment is avoidance.

Answered Nov 22, 2020



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