Swollen red lips and skin around mouth for weeks not improving getting worse . looks rae and burnt with flaky skin?
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Pediatrics 35 years experience
Doctor can examine: Persistent chapped or damaged lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices.
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Last updated Dec 31, 2017
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